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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 7,526 As NCDC Reports 265 New Infections

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’s cases have risen to 7,526 after 265 new cases was recorded on Saturday.

Nigeria's COVID-19 Cases Rise To 7,526 As NCDC Reports 265 New Infections
Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 7,526 As Reports 265 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the announcement via its twitter handle.

The NCDC reported that 133 of the new cases were found in , 34 in Oyo, 28 in Edo, 22 in the FCT, six in Plateau, five in Kaduna, three each in Borno and Niger, and two each in Kwara, Bauchi, Anambra, and Enugu.

The number of deaths remained unchanged at 221 from Friday but the figures for successfully treated patients increased to 2,174.

Since the outbreak first emerged in China in December, 5,260,970 cases have been recorded across 196 countries and territories, with 339,758 deaths attributed to the virus.

The latest figures mean recorded cases worldwide have doubled in a month, with 250,000 new cases recorded in less than three days.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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