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NCDC confirms 42 new cases of COVID-19


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 42 additional COVID-19 infections in the country in two weeks, with Lagos recording 27 cases.

The NCDC made this known via its official website on Sunday, adding that Edo, Kano, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Plateau, and the Federal Capital Territory contributed the remaining figure.

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The health agency said that the new cases brought the country’s total of COVID-19 infections to 266,492.

It said that the cases were recorded between Dec. 31, 2022, and Jan. 13.

According to the report, the NCDC confirmed that the country recorded 29 new cases from Jan. 7 to 13; and the new cases are reported from Lagos (15), FCT (five), Kano (four), Nasarawa (three), Kaduna (one) and Plateau (one).

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The Newsmen reports that the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has continued to advocate for citizens to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

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