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Nigeria records 298 coronavirus new cases

Nigeria records 298 coronavirus new cases

 

Nigeria recorded 298 coronavirus new cases on Sunday, August 16, with a total figure of 49,068 across the country.

According to the figures reeled out by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Plateau recorded highest figure of 108, followed by Kaduna with 49 while Lagos which is the nation’s epicenter of the disease, recorded 47 new cases.

Other states that recorded new cases include Ogun – 18, Osun – 17, FCT – 15, Ondo – 14, Edo – 8, Oyo – 6, Akwa Ibom – 4, Cross River – 4, Borno – 3, Ekiti – 2, while Bauchi, Kano, and Rivers have 1 more case each.

36,497 patients have been discharged so far while 975 deaths resulted from the virus.

See an update of the number of cases in the states below.

Nigeria records 298 coronavirus new cases
States update
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