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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: Total confirmed cases nearly 60,000

Nigeria has recorded an additional 151 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 the 9th of October.

According to the Centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 59,992 confirmed. The Centre also stated that 51,614 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,113 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Friday, 9th of October was 7,265.

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “151 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-71, Ogun-26, Kaduna-17, Osun-10, Oyo-8, FCT-6, Rivers-6, Plateau-5, Akwa Ibom-1, Ekiti-1;

59,992 confirmed, 51,614 discharged,1,113 deaths

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