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 Nigeria records 254 new COVID-19 cases, total now 2,802

Nigeria records 254 new COVID-19 cases, total now 2,802


Sixteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) accounted for the 245 new Coronavirus cases (COVID-19) announced by the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) last night.

Lagos, which earlier announced the discharge of 14 more patients, recorded the highest number of cases – 76.

The others are: Katsina (37); Jigawa (32); Kano (23); FCT (19); Borno (18); Edo (10); Bauchi (nine); Adamawa (six); Oyo and Ogun have five each. Ekiti, Osun, Benue, Niger and Zamfara recorded one each.

The NCDC put the national tally at 2802, 417 discharged patients and 93 deaths.

The discharge of the 14 petients was announced by Lagos State Health Ministry.

According to the tweet, six females and eight males were discharged from isolation centres at Yaba, Onikan, LUTH and Eti-Osa.

The tweet reads: “Lagos has announced the discharge of another 14 #COVID-19 patients, this was disclosed in a tweet by the Ministry of Health in Lagos State. The patients discharged are from Yaba, Onikan, LUTH & Eti-Osa (Landmark) Isolation facilities.

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