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Nigeria records 141 new coronavirus infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said seven more people have died from the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the country’s fatality toll to 2,647.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 141 new cases of COVID-19.

The agency in its update for October 4, 2021, said the new infections were recorded in eight states.

The states that reported new infections are Rivers (33), Gombe (32), Lagos (29), Imo (25), Plateau (9), Benue (5), Borno (4), Kano (3) and Delta (1).

According to the NCDC, no deaths were recorded on Monday leaving the total number of fatalities at 2,723.

Also, 70 patients recovered from the virus on Monday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Nigeria has reported 206,279 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 194,167 recoveries.

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