Nigeria’s COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed 42,000, odunews.com reports.
According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 372 patients discharged on Thursday bringing the total to 42,010.
The country also recorded 10 COVID-19 deaths reflecting a significant increase compared to the daily count over the past two weeks — the last time the country recorded a similar figure was on August 13 when 10 people were confirmed to have died of COVID-19 complications.
NCDC also confirmed 239 new infections in 14 states and the federal capital territory.
According to the breakdown, Plateau maintained its lead on the list of states with new infections with 116 positive samples, followed by FCT with 33 and Lagos with 19, while Bauchi recorded he least figure with one positive case.
The Tuesday figure represented a slight increase from Monday when the country recorded 143 new cases.
A total of 54,247 coronavirus infections have now been confirmed in the country, but 11,214 are active cases.
239 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,023 deaths pic.twitter.com/TjHaSMIzn8
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 1, 2020
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