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Nigeria Records 252 COVID-19 Cases In 24hours, Death Rises

Nigeria recorded three deaths within 24 hours, taking the number of COVID-19 deaths within the country to 1,007. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) also reported that Nigeria recorded 252 new confirmed cases of coronavirus during the same period.

The 252 new cases were recorded in 24hours from 18 states- Plateau-50, Enugu-35, Rivers-27, Lagos-26, FCT-18, Kaduna-18, Ekiti-10, Kano-10, Taraba-9, Anambra-8, Edo-8, Oyo-8, Delta-7, Ogun-6, Abia-5, Bayelsa-5, Ebonyi-1, Osun-1.

This takes the number of confirmed cases to 52,800 after a total of 383,130 tests were conducted. Also, 39,964 persons have been discharged from Nigeria's isolation centers since the coronavirus outbreak was first recorded in late February 2020.

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Olalekan Fakoyejo
Olalekan Fakoyejo

Fakoyejo Olalekan is a certified media practitioner from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ)....

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