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Six people died from COVID-19 in Nigeria Wednesday

Written by on March 18, 2021

After dropping a bit in the past few days, Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 deaths rose slightly on Wednesday with six people dead, according to health authorities.


The figure is higher than the two and three deaths recorded on Monday and Tuesday respectively. At least 2,027 people have officially died from COVID-19 in Nigeria.


Meanwhile, Nigeria has continued to maintain it’s run of low daily infection figures. On Wednesday, 187 new cases were reported from 18 states across the country.

This is according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The new figure raised the total number of infections in the country to 161,261.

The 187 new cases were reported in the following 18 states: Lagos-42, Taraba-29, Edo-17, Abia-13, Rivers-11, Kaduna-10, Katsina-9, Oyo-9, Kwara-7, Plateau-7, Ondo-5, Bayelsa-4, Cross River-4, Ogun-4, Osun-4, Akwa Ibom-3, Borno-3, Nasarawa-3.


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