Nigeria records 404 new COVID 19 cases, total infections now 42, 208.

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In a tweet on Wednesday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that Nigeria has  new 404 coronavirus  cases. The agency also noted that eight more persons have died from the virus as recovery numbers hit 19,004.

Lagos, the nation’s COVID-19  epicentre, reported 106 new cases, while the FCT reported 54.

Other states with new cases include Rivers – 48, Plateau – 40, Edo – 29, Enugu – 20, Oyo – 20, Kano – 18, Ondo – 15, Ogun – 10, Ebonyi – 9, Ekiti – 8, Kaduna – 6, Cross River – 5, Kwara – 4, Anambra and Delta – 3, Imo and Nasarawa – 2 and Borno – 1.

 The novel coronavirus has killed at least 660,787 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Wednesday.

At least 16,769,080 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 9,555,900 are now considered recovered.