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COVID-19: NCDC records 239 new cases, total infections now 4151



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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 4151.

The NCDC also said that 11 new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 128.

According to the agency, 239 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria by May 9.

The agency noted that no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 4151 cases have been confirmed, 745 cases have been discharged and 128 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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“The 239 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos(97),Bauchi(44), Kano(29), Katsina(19), Borno(17), FCT(7), Kwara(6), Oyo(5), Kaduna(3), Sokoto(3), Adamawa(2), Kebbi(2), Plateau (2), Ogun(2), Ekiti(1).

The NCDC said that as at May 9,  Nigeria has 3278 active cases of COVID-19  and 745 were treated and discharged.

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