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BREAKING: 404 fresh cases of COVID-19 take Nigeria’s total to 42,208; death toll now 873

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Nigeria on Wednesday night recorded 404 fresh COVID-19 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which confirmed this on its Twitter handle, said the fresh cases were recorded in 19 states of the federation and Abuja.

It added that five people died from complications resulting from the virus on Wednesday.

Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 868 to 873.

Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 42,208.

Meanwhile, 19,004 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as at Wednesday night.

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The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (106), FCT (54), Rivers (48), Plateau (40), Edo (29), Enugu (21), Oyo (20), Kano (18), Ondo (15) and, Ogun (10).

Others are – Ebonyi (9), Ekiti (8), Kaduna (6), Cross River (5), Kwara (4), Anambra (3), Delta (3), Imo (2), Nasarawa (2) and, Borno (1).

The NCDC said: “42,208 cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.

“Discharged: 19,004 AND Deaths: 873.”

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