Coronavirus Watch

COVID-19: Nigeria records 35 new infections in four states — but zero deaths

Author:
Wasilat Azeez

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday, reported 35 new COVID-19 infections.

The latest positive samples of coronavirus were recorded in four states, according to the agency’s update for June 26, 2021.

According to the breakdown, Lagos, the hardest- hit state, topped the list of states with new infections with 30 cases, followed by Kwara (3), Gombe (1), and Kano (1).

With this figure, a total of 259 cases have been confirmed within the past seven days.

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No new death was recorded on Saturday, leaving the total number of coronavirus casualties at 2,119.

Meanwhile, nine patients were discharged on Saturday after recovering from the infectious disease.

A total of 167,465 cases have now been confirmed across the country, but 163,946 patients have recovered.

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