Two COVID-19 related deaths as Abuja records 127 new cases

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Two COVID-19 related deaths as Abuja records 127 new cases
Two COVID-19 related deaths as Abuja records 127 new cases

Africa-PressNigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded two COVID-19 related deaths.

The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Friday bringing the country’s fatality toll to 2,742.

NCDC also recorded 290 additional infections in 14 states and the FCT.

The NCDC disclosed that Abuja ranked first on the log with 127 cases, followed by Lagos with 45 cases while Kaduna in the North-west ranked third on the log with 28 cases.

While South-southern states of Delta, Rivers, Edo and Akwa Ibom States recorded 18 cases, 10 cases, three cases and one case respectively, North-Central states of Kwara, Plateau and Nasarawa recorded 17 cases, 13 cases and four cases respectively.

It added that Zamfara recorded 10 cases; Imo recorded six cases while Ekiti, Ondo and Oyo States recorded five cases, three cases and one case respectively.

The agency noted that the additional confirmed infections bring the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 207,210.

NCDC advised Nigerians to take preventive measures seriously as all the four COVID-19 variants of concern were circulating in Africa.

“To stop the spread: washing hands, wearing a mask, avoid crowded places, keep a safe distance and keep space well ventilated,” it advised.

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