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Thursday, 13 August 2020

373 New Coronavirus Cases And 10 New Deaths Recorded In Nigerian


Ten persons died in Nigeria in the last 24 hours of COVID-19 complications, the NCDC announced on Thursday night.

This raised the death toll to 966, in contrast with the 956 logged in on Wednesday and Tuesday. The increasing death toll was announced as the confirmed cases of COVID-19 also went southwards.

373 new cases were recorded yesterday, the national total is now 48,116 confirmed cases. Cases were reported in 19 states and FCT Abuja, with Lagos on top of the grim leaderboard once again.

Lagos recorded 69 cases, in contrast with the 113 confirmed cases on Wednesday. Osun came next with 41 cases. Kaduna tied with Oyo, in the place with 40 cases.

The Federal Capital of Abuja, the second-worst hit after Lagos, reported just 35 cases.

Here is the breakdown of cases state by state:

Lagos-69, Osun-41, Kaduna-40, Oyo-40, FCT-35, Plateau-22, Rivers-19, Kano-17, Ondo-17, Ogun-15, Abia-14, Gombe-12, Imo-9, Enugu-7, Kwara-6, Delta-5, Niger-2, Borno-1, Bauchi-1 and Nasarawa-1.



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