Nigeria records 329 new COVID-19 cases, seven more deaths

Posted by News Express | 15 August 2020 | 1,166 times

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Nigeria on Friday recorded 329 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Friday night.

Confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 48,445, NCDC said in an update.

Lagos recorded 113 of the 329 cases, followed by Kaduna with 39, FCT with 33 and Plateau 24.

The rest are: “Kano-16, Edo-15, Ogun-14, Delta-13, Osun-10, Oyo-8, Ekiti-6, Bayelsa-6, Akwa Ibom-5, Borno-4, Enugu-4, Ebonyi-3, Rivers-2, Bauchi-1, Nasarawa-1, Gombe-1, Niger-1”

The total confirmed cases so far in Nigeria now stands at 48,445 of which 35,998 have been discharged.

However, the infection has claimed 973 lives.

Source: News Express

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