Nigeria’s COVID-19 total infections now 6,401

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Nigeria has recorded 226 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 6,401. 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its twitter handle on Tuesday.

NCDC also disclosed that one patient died of coronavirus-related complications in the country, bringing the total number of fatalities to 192.

“The 226 new cases are reported from 16 states – Lagos (131), Ogun (25), Plateau (15), Edo (11), Kaduna (7), Oyo (6), FCT (5), Adamawa (5), Jigawa (4), Ebonyi (4), Borno (4), Nasarawa (3), Bauchi (2), Gombe (2), Enugu (1), Bayelsa (1),” NCDC stated. 

The agency also reiterated the need for people to self-isolate after being exposed to the virus, saying that it is critical to stay in isolation if positive to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

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