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NCDC reports 74 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria has recorded 74 new cases of COVID-19 across the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in its daily update on the virus.

According to NCDC, Benue state takes the lead with 49 cases, Enugu-6, Osun-6, Kano-5, Oyo-4, FCT-2, Bayelsa-1, Ogun-1

“Today’s report includes:26 Discharged cases reported from Abia state is for October 30th 2021.

49 confirmed cases reported from Benue state for 29th October 2021 (backlog from APIN Laboratory).

1 discharged case reported from Lagos state is for October 30th 2021.

1 death reported from Lagos state for October 30th 2021.

6 confirmed cases reported from Enugu state for October 29th 2021.

“7 states with zero cases reported: Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Gombe, Ondo, Taraba and Sokoto.” the report states

In total, 211,961 cases have been confirmed, 203,121 people discharged and 2,896 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Editing by Tina Oyinsan