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Additional 18 deaths and 122 COVID-19 infections, have been registered by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) bringing the total number of infections in the country to 166,682.

The NCDC made the disclosure on Thursday via its official Twitter handle.

It stated that the additions were recorded in eight states and the FCT.

The agency said that 105 cases were recorded in Lagos, four cases each were found in Imo and Kaduna, three in Akwa-Ibom and two in FCT.

The states of Delta, Rivers, Oyo and Ekiti reported one case each.

The nation’s public health institution noted that the country’s death toll had risen to 2,117 as 18 more deaths were linked to the virus.

The NCDC also stated that 2,575 people have been successfully treated and discharged from isolation centers across the country, while the total resolved cases stood at 162,521.

“Today’s report includes six states with 0 cases reported: Plateau, Nasarawa, Sokoto, Ogun, Osun and Ondo.

“There are backlogs of data due to ongoing data harmonization from Lagos, Delta and Benue States.’’

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