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Nigeria records 182 new coronavirus infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,244 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 182 COVID infections have been reported in 14 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

The agency said the states that reported the fresh cases include Taraba with 38 infections, Lagos with 27, and Zamfara with 25.

Other states are Benue (21), FCT (17), Gombe (13), Kaduna (12), Plateau (12), Jigawa (5), Kano (3), Rivers (3), Abia (2) and Edo (2). Bauchi and Bayelsa reported one case each.

The NCDC said Thursday’s report includes 38 cases and 19 recoveries from Taraba for October 27.

It also includes two infections from Abia for October 27.

According to the agency, 45 patients recovered from the virus, while six persons died of COVID complications.

To date, Nigeria has confirmed 211,678 cases, 202,885 recoveries, and 2,892 fatalities across the country.

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