Nigeria records highest increase Of COVID-19 cases as total number hits 14,554

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As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day today, the country also had the unenviable  record of  the highest daily increase of COVID-19 cases with 681 new infections, bringing the country’s total to 14,554.

According to data on the twitter handle of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos state took more than half of the new cases with 345 infections while Rivers state  came  second with 51 new cases.

The numbers  for other states are  Ogun (48), Gombe (47), Oyo (36), Imo (31), Delta (28), Kano (23), Bauchi (18), Edo (12), Katsina (12), Kaduna (9), Anambra (7), Jigawa (5), Kebbi (4), Ondo (4), and Nasarawa (1).

The report  also added that  4,494 people recovered from the disease,  while 387 passed on as a result of the virus.

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