Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases shoot up again

Posted by News Express | 23 September 2020 | 1,139 times

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Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 176 new cases of the novel coronavirus. This represents a marked increase from the less than 100 cases a day recoded few days ago in the country.

In a late-night tweet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that the new cases were reported from 14 states of the federation, including Lagos (73).

Other states with new cases include Plateau (50), FCT (17), Rivers (8), Ondo (6), Niger (5), Ogun (5), Edo (3), Kaduna (3), Oyo (2), Bauchi (1), Bayelsa (1), Delta (1), and Nasarawa (1).

The new cases bring the country’s total caseload to 57,613 with 48,836 cases discharged and 1,100 deaths.

Source: News Express

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