Coronavirus cases hits 6,677 as Nigeria records 284 new cases

Nigeria has now recorded 6,677 cases of the coronavirus following the announcement 284 new cases in the country.


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday, said the new cases were recorded in 12 states including the Federal Capital Territory.


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Lagos remains the epicentre of the pandemic in Nigeria with 199 new cases, making a total of 2,954.

26 new cases were also announced in Rivers, 19 in Oyo, eight in FCT eight in Borno and seven in Plateau state.

While 6 new cases were confirmed in Jigawa, 5 in Kano, 2 in Abia and 1 case each in Ekiti, Delta, Kwara and Taraba state.

A total of 1,840 people have now fully recovered from the virus with eight more deaths. Coronavirus fatalities in Nigeria has now risen to 200.

However, Kogi and Cross River state remain the only two states in the country that have not recorded any coronavirus cases.


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