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Health News of Wednesday, 8 December 2021


Coronavirus: Nigeria confirms 107 new infections Tuesday

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the discovery of 107 additional cases of coronavirus infection across seven states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory.

The disclosure was made on the official Facebook page of the health agency on Tuesday, December 8, 2021. The post added that no fatality was recorded.

The center said that the fatality toll still stands at 2,980 while the infection toll has increased to 214,896.

It noted that a total of 207,495 people have now been treated and discharged.

The latest data show that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded 38 cases, topping the charts followed by Oyo with 21 cases.

Rivers, Edo, Delta reported 17, 13, and seven cases respectively while Enugu and Zamfara recorded four cases. Plateau State reported only three cases.

The NCDC also noted that Kano, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Sokoto reported that there were no cases recorded on Tuesday, according to Premium Times.