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NCDC confirms eight fresh cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, pushing overall figure to 97



The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Saturday night confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus in the country.

The fresh discoveries bring the total number of people with the coronavirus infection in Nigeria to 97.

The centre said on its Twitter handle that two new cases were discovered in Abuja, four in Oyo, and one each in Kaduna and Osun States.

It said: “Eight new cases of #COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Osun State.

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As at 10:40 pm 28th March, there are 97 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria with 1 death. “For a breakdown of cases by states in real-time, Lagos- 59; FCT- 16; Ogun- 3; Enugu- 2; Ekiti- 1; Oyo- 7; Edo- 2; Bauchi- 2; Osun-2; Rivers-1; Benue- 1 and Kaduna- 1.”

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