CORONAVIRUS:Nigeria Reports 197 New COVID-19 Cases

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CORONAVIRUS:Nigeria Reports 197 New COVID-19 Cases.

CityNews Nigeria reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 197 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.


With the latest figures, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 have risen to 55829 with 43810 Discharged and 1075 Deaths.

On its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov, the Centre shows the breakdown of the new cases across the country.


Announcing this Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Plateau recorded 83 new cases; Lagos, 48; Kaduna, 17; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 16; Ogun, 11; Katsina, seven; Imo, four; Edo and Nasarawa, three each; Rivers, two; while Bayelsa, Oyo and Osun recorded one case each.


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