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12 COVID-19 Patients Confirmed Dead Monday as Nigeria Records 416 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the lose of 12 new patients to the dreaded COVID-19 virus in the country on Monday.

NCDC also confirmed that the country recorded 416 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing its total number of infections to 10,578, with 299 patients lost to the virus.

According to the NCDC, most of the fatalities recorded from COVID-19 were cases with other underlying illnesses known as co-morbidities.

It stated that no new state had reported a case in the last 24 hours.

The the health agency’s data showed that Monday’s new cases were spread across 19 states and the FCT, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 192 cases.

“The 416 new cases are reported from 20 states – Lagos (192), Edo (41), Rivers (33), Kaduna (30), Kwara (23), Nasarawa (18), Borno (17), FCT (14), Oyo (10), Katsina (7), Abia (5), Delta (5), Adamawa (4), Kano (4), Imo (3), Ondo (3), Benue(2), Bauchi(2), Ogun (2), Niger (1).

The NCDC said that till date, 10578 cases have been confirmed, 7157 active cases, 3122 cases have been treated and discharged and 299 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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