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Nigeria COVID-19 deaths exceed 300 as total infections top 11,000

Sadly, Nigeria has recorded a total number of 315 deaths resulting from coronavirus complications as the 348 new cases were recorded on Wednesday.

The country now has a total number of 11, 166 COVID-19 cases according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

According to the agency’s disclosure, 163 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 76 in the FCT and 23 in Ebonyi.

Other affected states were Rivers with 21 cases, Delta, Nasarawa and Niger with eight each, Enugu with six, five each in Bauchi, Edo, Ekiti, Ondo and Gombe, four in Benue, two in Ogun, and one each in Osun, Plateau, Kogi and Anambra.

A total of 3,329 have been discharged, while 315 deaths have been recorded.

Nigeria has continued to record new cases of the novel coronavirus, three months after the first case was recorded in the country.

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Lagos has remained the epicenter with 5,440 cases, closely followed by Kano State which did not record any new cases today, maintaining its initial 970 cases and the FCT with 763 cases.

The latest figures put Nigeria as third on the list of most infected African nations after South Africa and Egypt.

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