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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 96 new cases of coronavirus confirmed

Nigeria has recorded an additional 96 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on Wednesday, 24 March 2021.

According to the center, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 162,178 confirmed. The center also stated that 148,726 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

2,031 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Wednesday night, 24 March is 11,421.

Taking to its Twitter page, NCDC announced: “96 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-28 Yobe-20 Akwa Ibom-10 Cross River-9 Kaduna-6 Kano-5 Edo-4 Oyo-3 Plateau-3 Jigawa-2 Osun-2 Borno-1 Nasarawa-1 Rivers-1 Sokoto-1

162,178 confirmed

148,726 discharged

2,031 deaths”

Jenny M
Jennifer Madunagu is a diction/phonetics instructor and also a creative writer. She loves seeing movies and enjoys reading books. To follow Jennifer Madunagu - Twitter: @Jmadunagu



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