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Nigeria records 83 new coronavirus infections

83 Nigerians have been infected with the coronavirus 83 Nigerians have been infected with the coronavirus

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria recorded 83 new cases of COVID-19 with no fatalities recorded from the disease in seven days.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.

Newsmen report that the centre said the fatality toll in the country remained 2,058.

It also added that daily new cases have also continue to follow a downward trajectory, from an all-time high of 2,314 on Jan. 22.

The agency said that with the 83 new cases of COVID-19, the total number of infections in the country is 163,581.

It said that the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The centre said that country recorded 154,005 recoveries since the onset of COVID-19 in the country.

The agency said that there were currently 7,690 active cases across the country.

The agency said a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre, activated at Level III, had continued to coordinate the national response activities in the country.

The centre. said so far, 1,803,177, had been tested since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on Feb.27, 2020.

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