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COVID-19: Nigeria jumps to 15,682 as NCDC confirms 501 new cases

By Amidu Arije

Nigeria records 501 new cases of coronavirus pandemic on Saturday to make the total confirmed cases now at 15,682 in the country, the NCDC has said.

In its reports of confirmed cases of the infectious disease, Lagos recorded the highest new cases with a total of 195 followed by the Federal Capital Territory 50 and Kano 42 respectively.

According to the NCDC, a total of 5,101 discharged cases have been recorded while deaths recorded is put at 407 across the isolation centres in the country.

Details of the newly confirmed cases by state are stated as it tweets thus:

“501 new cases of #COVID19

Lagos-195
FCT-50
Kano-42
Kaduna-27
Edo-26
Oyo-22
Imo-21
Gombe-17
Benue-12
Enugu-12
Delta-11
Anambra-11
Ebonyi-10
Nasarawa-9
Ogun-9
Bauchi-8
Kebbi-4
Akwa Ibom-3
Jigawa-3
Katsina-3
Yobe-2
Borno-2
Kwara-1
Ondo-1

15682 confirmed
5101 discharged
407 deaths”.

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