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COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increase by 595; 4 deaths

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COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increase by 595; 4 deaths

By Chioma Obinna

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased by 595 new infections on Monday, with additional four fatalities, according to reports by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

Nigeria now has a total of 33,153 confirmed cases, while no state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

According to NCDC, “till date, 33,153 cases have been confirmed; 13,671 cases have been discharged and 744 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.”

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The 595 new cases were reported from 20 states.

The states and the number of new COVID-19 cases are Lagos- 156, Oyo -141, FCT 99, Edo 47, Kaduna 27, Ondo -22. Rivers -20, Osun -17, Imo -13, Plateau 10.

Others are Nasarawa – 8, Anambra 8, Kano -5, Benue -5, Borno -5, Ogun 4, Taraba -3, Gombe -3, Kebbi -1, and Cross River -1.

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