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Nigeria confirms 155 new COVID-19 cases as total exceeds 59,000



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 155 new coronavirus cases in Nigeria.

NCDC in a tweet on its official twitter handle on Wednesday night said the COVID-19 national death toll in the country remains 1,113.

The agency said that eight states reported 155 new infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 59,738.

Lagos State recorded the highest new infections with 84 confirmed cases, followed by Rivers and Kaduna with 31 and 12 new cases, respectively.

Ten cases were found in Osun, seven in FCT, Oyo, six, while Ogun and Kwara had three and two confirmed cases, respectively.

It added that 51,403 patients have been discharged.

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