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NCDC Records 167 New Cases Of COVID-19 Across 9 States, FCT

NCDC Records 64 Fresh COVID-19 Infections In States, FCT

The NCDC has announced that it recorded 167 new cases of COVID-19 across 9 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This was contained in the agency’s latest update for Friday, October 5, 2021.

The states that recorded the new infections include Rivers (68), FCT (43), Lagos (24), Plateau (10), Niger (8), Edo (5), Kano (4), Benue (2), Oyo (2) and Delta (1).

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Also, the NCDC stated that 99 persons were discharged on Friday following their recovery from the virus while two fatalities were recorded.

So far, 208,797 cases have been confirmed, 196,425 cases have been discharged and 2,769 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the FCT.

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