Covid-19: Recoveries surpass 58,000 in Nigeria

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Eight months after Nigeria recorded its index case of COVID-19 on February 27, 2020, the number of persons who have recovered from the virus has now surpassed 58,000.

Lagos accounts for close to half of the country’s total recoveries with 20,145 patients discharged in the state, although it also has the highest number of cases with 21,017 infections.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 179 new recoveries in its update for October 28, 2020, adding that the figure included “116 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with new case management guidelines”.

The agency also confirmed 147 new cases in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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