NCDC records 236 new COVID-19 cases, confirms 1 death

*The agency recorded 236 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as Nigeria’s total cases hit 65,693

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 236 fresh cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The health and disease control agency, in a tweet via its verified Twitter account night Wednesday, November 18, 2020, stated that the latest figures brought the country’s total number of infections to 65,693.

According to the NCDC, the new cases were confirmed in 14 states.

It said: “On the 18th of November, 2020, 236 new confirmed cases, and 1 death was recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 65,693 cases have been confirmed, 61,457 cases have been discharged and 1,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The NCDC added: “The 236 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos (142), Ogun (19), Kaduna (15), FCT (14), Imo (14), Rivers (14), Plateau (6), Katsina (3), Ekiti (2), Jigawa (2), Oyo (2), Cross River (1), Kano (1) and Taraba (1).”

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