The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 417 new cases of the deadly coronavirus pandemic. According to NCDC, Nigeria now has 49,485 confirmed cases with 36,834 patients already recovered and discharged.
The national health agency via its official Twitter handle late on Monday, August 17 said the infection is spread across 17 states in the country.
Lagos continues to lead with 207 cases, Kaduna comes in second with 44 cases. Ondo, Abia, and Anambra recorded 38, 28, and 21 cases respectively.
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