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NCDC confirms 685 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday confirmed 685 new cases of #COVID19 in the country.

The health agency which disclosed this via it’s twitter handle, also informed that the total confirmed cases have risen to 131,242 out of which 104,989 patients have been treated and discharged from various isolation facilities across the country.

The NCDC regrettably informed that 1,586 lives have been lost to COVID-19 related complications since the index case was reported in February 27, 2020.

According to the report, the fresh infections were recorded from the 16 underlisted states:

Lagos-355
Kaduna-58
Nasarawa-46
Kano-40
Akwa Ibom-33
Katsina-26
Ogun-25
Osun-21
Rivers-16
Edo-15
Oyo-13
Ondo-12
Borno-11
Ekiti-9
Kebbi-3
Plateau-2

It further gave the breakdown of total confirmed cases thus:

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