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COVID-19: Nigeria records one death, active cases at 1,500

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COVID-19: Nigeria records one death, active cases at 1,500
A day after an unusual break from the cycle with zero infection recorded on Sunday, Nigeria again returned to the chart of the coronavirus pandemic with 86 new cases and one death reported on Monday.

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, which reported this on its Facebook page early Tuesday morning, said Lagos reported 52 cases while Ondo State reported 31 and Akwa Ibom State reported three.

COVID-19: Nigeria records one death, active cases at 1,500

NCDC, however, noted that the 52 new cases recorded in Lagos also contain data from the state on June 19 and 20.

The total confirmed cases in the country is now 167,292 while the total fatality figure has also increased by one with the new tally now stranding at 2,118.

Nigeria has tested a total of 2,266,591 samples from it’s roughly 200 million people.

According to NCDC data published Monday morning, a total of 163,797 people have recovered after treatment.

The data showed that the country’s active COVID-19 is about 1,500.

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