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COVID-19: NCDC records 476 new cases as total rise to 50,964

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 476 new cases of the Coronavirus  Disease in the country.

The NCDC confirmed this through its official Twitter handle on Thursday.

The agency said seven deaths were recorded in the country.

NCDC said till date, 50,964 cases have been confirmed, 37,569 discharged and 992 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

According to it, the 476 new cases are reported from 18 states.

It said Lagos has the highest figures of 235 cases, followed by FCT with 44 cases.

Others were Kaduna (41), Borno (33), Plateau (28), Abia (13), Edo (13), Rivers (12), Imo (11), Oyo (10), Kano (9), Kwara (7), Enugu (5), Katsina (5), Gombe (4), Ogun (4), Nasarawa (1) and Zamfara (1).

The NCDC stated that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre, activated at Level 3, have continued to coordinate the national response activities across the country.

The NCDC said it remained committed to strengthening digital disease data management across states.

Meanwhile, it announced the roll-out of an automated platform to check COVID-19 negative results in the FCT after successful pilot.

“Positive cases are communicated by the state to ensure psychosocial counseling is done,” it said.

The health agency advised Nigerians to visit the NCDC COVID-19 microsite to find the latest guidelines with useful information and advice on Health workers, Businesses, Schools, Parents and more.

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