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COVID-19: FCT records 128 infections as NCDC confirms 310 new cases

COVID-19: FCT records 128 infections as NCDC confirms 310 new cases
December 06
02:30 2020

The federal capital territory (FCT) was top of the list on Saturday, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 310 new cases of the coronavirus across the country.

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The agency confirmed the new cases in its update for December 5, 2020.

While the FCT recorded 128 new positive samples, Lagos was next with 86 infections, followed by Kaduna with 26.

Other states with cases were listed as follows: “Katsina (20), Rivers (19), Oyo (7), Benue (5), Edo (5), Jigawa (5), Ogun (5), Bayelsa (2) and Kano (2)”.

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One person was confirmed to have died of COVID-19 complications on Saturday, increasing the fatality toll to 1,180.

Lagos currently has the most deaths with 227 fatalities, followed by Edo with 112, and FCT with 83.

Meanwhile, out of 183 new recoveries confirmed by the NCDC, 123 patients were discharged in Lagos.

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Out of 68,937 COVID-19 cases confirmed across the country, 65,650 patients have recovered, while 3,114 are still active cases.

FCT leads the list of most active infections with 880 patients; Lagos comes next with 465 cases, while Oyo follows with 329 — Kogi is currently the only state with no positive sample of the coronavirus.

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