Nigeria Records 779 New Cases Of COVID-19, 558 Deaths

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Nigeria on Saturday recorded 779 new cases of coronavirus disease with 4 deaths in the country.

The announcement was made by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control in a tweet via its official Twitter account.

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This is the highest number of cases recorded from the viral infection so far.


NCDC said Lagos State recorded 285 cases, while Rivers State followed with 68 cases.

Nigeria now has a total of 24,077 confirmed cases and 558 deaths.

The 779 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos (285), Rivers(68), FCT(60), Edo(60), Enugu(56), Delta(47), Ebonyi(42), Oyo(41), Kaduna(19), Ogun(18), Ondo(16), Imo(12), Sokoto(11), Borno(9), Nasarawa(8), Abia(5), Gombe(5), Kebbi(5), Kano (4), Yobe (3), Ekiti(3), Osun(2).

“24,077 confirmed cases, 8,625 patients have been discharged with 558 deaths recorded.”

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