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Nigeria records 120 new COVID-19 cases in 10 states, FCT

As the battle against COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 120 new cases of the deadly disease in 10 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for October 29, Friday.

According to the agency’s data, FCT topped the list of infections with 26 new cases, followed by Imo with 25 and Lagos with 23.

Other states with new infections are Rivers (17), Osun (15), Kano (5), Gombe (3), Edo (2), Ekiti (2), Bayelsa (1), and Delta (1).

The NCDC said the report includes 21 community discharges reported from Imo state for October 29, 2021.

According to the agency, 77 patients were discharged on Friday after they had recovered from the infection.

Three persons were said to have died of COVID complications.

To date, Nigeria has confirmed a total of 211,798 cases, 202,962 recoveries, and 2,895 deaths across the country.

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