Coronavirus: NCDC announces 180 new COVID-19 cases, total now 64,516

Coronavirus: NCDC announces 180 new COVID-19 cases, total now 64,516

- Nigeria's COVID-19 cases are now close to 65,000 as the NCDC announced 180 new infections on Wednesday, November 11

- Lagos leads the chart with 74 cases while Oyo and FCT follow with 41 and 19 cases respectively

- So far, Nigeria has recorded 64,516 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 60,737 recoveries and 1,162 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 180 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 64,516.

The new cases which were announced by the disease control agency on Wednesday night, November 11, were recorded in nine states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Legit.ng notes that Lagos, Oyo and the FCT led the chart with 74, 41 and 19 cases respectively.

Coronavirus: NCDC announces 180 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

Coronavirus: NCDC announces 180 new COVID-19 cases, total now 64,516. Photo credit: @NCDCgov
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Nigeria has so far recorded 64,516 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 60,737 recoveries and 1,162 deaths, according to the NCDC data.

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See the state by state breakdown of the new cases below:

Lagos - 74

Oyo - 41

FCT - 19

Kaduna - 19

Bauchi - 12

Ogun - 7

Rivers - 4

Cross River - 2

Edo - 2

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Meanwhile, a new study has revealed that many COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness.

This was predicted by psychiatrists on Monday, November 9, after a large study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days.

Anxiety, depression, and insomnia were most common among recovered COVID-19 patients in the study who developed mental health problems.

In another related development, Pfizer/BioNTech has revealed the first interim results in large-scale trials of its vaccine which is in its phase 3 trial.

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The vaccine is said to be 90% effective and would be sold at different prices between countries and regions when available.

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