Nigeria Records 600 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Infections Toll 35,454, Deaths Now 772

Nigeria has recorded 600 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure late Friday night.

The centre also announced 341 recoveries but 3 new deaths were recorded.

20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded new cases.

While Lagos recorded the day’s highest toll with 129, FCT recorded 118 new cases.

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Oyo also recorded 87 new cases with Kano recording 55 new cases.

Others are Benue -42, Enugu-35,Kwara-28, Imo-16, Ogun-13, Kaduna-12, Ondo-12, Delta-11, Edo-11, Plateau-8, Nasarawa-6, Ekiti-6, Niger-6, Borno-4, Abia-4, and Gombe-3.

Since the index case was confirmed on February 27, 2020, Nigeria has recorded 35,454 cases of the disease.

While 14,633 cases have been discharged after their recovery, a total of 772 fatalities have been recorded.

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