389 new COVID-19 cases reported in Nigeria


New 389 cases of Coronavirus disease has been reported in the country by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Also, 9 deaths occurred while 130 patients were treated and discharged in the last 24 hours, data released by the disease agency on Saturday night said.

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The new confirmed figure brings the total number of cases to 12233 out of which 3826 have been discharged with 342 deaths recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 389 new cases are reported from 23 states- Lagos(66), FCT (50), Delta(32), Oyo(31), Borno (26), Rivers(24), Edo (23), Ebonyi(23), Anambra(17), Gombe(17), Nasarawa(14), Imo(12), Kano (12), Sokoto(12), Jigawa (8), Ogun(7), Bauchi (5), Kebbi (2), Kaduna(2), Katsina(2), Ondo(2), Abia(1) and Niger(1).

About 74,999 samples have so far been tested while 8,065 are currently active cases nationwide.

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