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BREAKING: Nigeria crosses the 10,000 mark with 307 new COVID-19 cases taking its total to 10162; death toll now 287



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night confirmed 307 new COVID-19 cases in the country.

In its daily update on the COVID-19 situation in Nigeria released on its Twitter handle, the centre said the fresh infections had increased the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 10,162.

According to the NCDC, the new cases were recorded in 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

The COVID-19 death toll had also increased from 273 to 287 in the last 24 hours while 3,007 patients had been discharged by health workers from various treatment facilities in the country.

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The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (188), FCT (44), Ogun (19), Kaduna (14), Oyo (12), Bayelsa (9), Gombe (5), Kano (3) and Delta (3).

Others are – Imo (2), Rivers (2), Niger (2), Bauchi (2), Plateau (1) and Kwara (1).

NCDC said: “10, 162 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.

“Discharged: 3,007 AND Deaths: 287.”

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