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Nigeria records 11 fresh COVID-19 deaths as soars climb to 212,947



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On Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 11 new deaths, bringing the total death toll in the country to 2 933, TopNaija reports.


53 new coronavirus cases were also reported bringing the total number of infections in the country to 212,947.

The NCDC stated this in its daily COVID-19 report on Friday morning.

However, the 53 new cases were from seven states and the FCT “Lagos-19, the FCT-7, Plateau-7, Rivers-7, Imo-5, Kano-4, Zamfara-2, Bayelsa-1 and Gombe-1.”

The 53 additional cases indicate a decrease from the 65 cases reported in the country the previous day.

NCDC said a total of 205,000 Nigerians had been discharged across the country.

The agency also said that the country currently had 5,297 active coronavirus cases, while a total of 3,392,457 blood samples had been tested since the pandemic began across the country.

The NCDC added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continued to coordinate the national response activities.

The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a high temperature, a new, continuous cough and a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. To help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), avoid close contact with anyone you do not live with and wash your hands regularly.
You can usually treat mild coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms at home. If your symptoms are severe, you may need medical care until you recover.

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