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BREAKING: 238 new COVID-19 cases confirmed as Nigeria’s total climbs to 2170

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The spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Kano State reached a new high Friday night after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 92 fresh cases in the state.

The new discoveries have further increased the number of COVID-19 cases in Northern Nigeria’s commercial capital to 311.

In the daily update of COVID-19 situation in Nigeria released on its Twitter handle, NCDC released the figures for the following states: FCT (36), Lagos (30), Gombe (16), Bauchi (10), Delta (8), Oyo (6), Zamfara (5), Sokoto (5), Ondo (4), and Nasarawa (4).

Others are – Kwara (3), Edo (3), Ekiti (3), Borno (3), Yobe (3), Adamawa (2), Niger (1), Imo (1), Ebonyi (1), Rivers (1), and Enugu (1).

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Nigeria now has 2, 170 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 68 deaths.

However, 351 people have been discharged from health facilities across the country.

NCDC said: “2,170 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.

“Discharged: 351 AND Deaths: 68.”

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