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NCDC: Oyo records highest COVID-19 infections

The NCDC did not say why Kogi has remained untouched virtually by the virus since February 2020.

• December 20, 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Oyo tops the chart with 122 new COVID-19 cases out of the 404 infections recorded nationwide.

The NCDC said also reported one COVID-19-related death.

According to the agency, Oyo is followed by the FCT with 84 cases, and Lagos, which reported 52 cases.

Others are Kaduna (51), Imo (20), Delta (18), Kano (17), Kwara (16), Rivers (11), Enugu (10), Ogun (2), and Edo (1).

Nigeria has 223,887 confirmed cases, with 211,537 discharged and 2,985 deaths.

The agency further disclosed that COVID-19 cases were down for the second day in the country from 1,584 reported on Friday.

The NCDC also disclosed that the country’s active cases now stood at 9,383, across the nation, as of Sunday.

This shows an increase of 406 compared to the 8,977 active cases the agency recorded on Saturday.

The NCDC did not say why Kogi has remained untouched virtually by the virus since February 2020.


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