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Nigeria records 595 new coronavirus cases, total now 34,854



Nigeria recorded 595 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday.

The death tally from the disease also climbed to 769 after nine more people succumbed to the virus, the country’s infectious disease outfit,NCDC, announced early Friday.

The new figure shows a slight decrease from the 643 infections reported on Wednesday.

With the announcement, a total of 34,854 cases have been confirmed while 14,292 patients have been discharged after treatment in the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

There are 19,793 active cases in Nigeria.

The NCDC in a post on its Twitter handle said the new cases were reported in 24 states including:

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