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Nigeria records 159 new COVID cases in 14 states

As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 159 new cases of the deadly disease in 13 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for October 26.

According to the agency’s data, FCT and Lagos topped the chart with 28 cases each, followed by Nasarawa with 25 cases and Plateau with 24 cases.

Other states with new infections include Kwara (22), Delta (8), Kano (8), Rivers (7), Edo (2), Bauchi (2), Bayelsa (2) Kaduna (1), Sokoto (1), and Taraba (1).

The agency said the report includes eight confirmed cases reported from Delta for October 25 to 26 and 25 cases reported from Nasarawa for October 24.

The NCDC said 129 patients were discharged on Tuesday after they recovered from the infection

No death was recorded on Tuesday, as the total death toll remains 2,884.

To date, Nigeria has confirmed a total of 211,330 cases and 202,803 recoveries.

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