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84 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 163,736. Deaths, recoveries updated

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Nigeria on Saturday recorded 84 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 13 states of the federation.

It added that the number of COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria stood at 2,060 as of Saturday night.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 163,736.

However, Nigeria has recorded 154,098 recoveries since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country last year.

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The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (26), Akwa Ibom (16), Rivers (10), Ebonyi (9), Abia (6), Kano (6), Osun (3), Bauchi (2), Delta (2), Edo (1), Jigawa (1), Kaduna (1), and Ogun (1).

“Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 163,736.

“Discharged: 154,098 AND Deaths: 2,060.”

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