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COVID-19: Nigeria now has over 40,000 confirmed cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night, confirmed 555 new COVID-19 cases.

It brings the current tally in the country to 40,532.

NCDC’s tweet read: “555 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-156
Kano-65
Ogun-57
Plateau-54
Oyo-53
Benue-43
FCT-30
Ondo-18
Kaduna-16
Akwa Ibom-13
Gombe-13
Rivers-12
Ekiti-9
Osun-8
Cross River-3
Borno-2
Edo-2
Bayelsa-1

40,532 confirmed
17,374 discharged
858 deaths”

Lagos State still has the highest number in Nigeria with 14,456 cases. FCT Abuja, Oyo and Edo have 3,481, 2,570 and 2,167 respectively.

Kogi has the lowest figure with five infections, out of which three persons have been discharged, while two have died.

The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Nigeria on February 27, 2020.

Source: www.micnaij.com
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