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Health News of Tuesday, 21 September 2021

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records six deaths, 393 new cases Monday

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Nigeria has recorded six additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic with 393 fresh cases confirmed across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This was contained in an update shared on the Facebook page of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night, which also revealed that the total infection from the pandemic currently stands at 202,191.

The centre added that the fatality toll has increased to 2,661, while a total of 190, 901 Nigerians have been discharged nationwide.

It also noted that Taraba submitted one confirmed case for September 18.

Breakdown

A breakdown of the NCDC data revealed that the FCT displaced the country’s epicentre, Lagos, on Monday, to rank the first on the log with 121 cases.

Lagos State, however, took the second position with 86 cases, while the South-southern states, Edo, Delta, Rivers, Cross River and Bayelsa recorded 70, 30, 24, 10 and four cases respectively.

The North-central states of Benue and Plateau recorded 16 and 11 cases respectively while North-eastern states of Gombe, Bauchi, Adamawa and Taraba also reported four, three, two and one cases respectively.

Meanwhile, Kano, as the only state from the North-west captured in the statistics on Monday, reported three cases.

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