COVID-19: Nigeria records 601 fresh cases – 404 in Lagos


Six hundred and one fresh cases of Coronavirus disease infections have been announced by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday.

In its daily data published yesterday night, the disease agency said 882 patients recovered from the pandemic disease while one fatality was recorded nationwide in the past 24 hours.

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The new figure brings the total number of confirmed cases to 51,905, out of which 38,767 have been treated and discharged while the death toll increased to 997 in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 601 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos(404), FCT(37), Oyo(19), Ondo(14), Abia(13), Enugu(13), Kaduna(13), Edo(12), Kano(12), Kwara(11), Ebonyi(10), Nasarawa(7), Ogun(6), Osun(5), Delta(5), Niger(5), Plateau(4), Bayelsa(4), Katsina(3), Ekiti(2) and Imo(2).

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