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“210 In Lagos, 45 In Abuja” – Nigeria Records 410 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 49,895

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 410 new cases of the novel coronavirus.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 410 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 49,895.

"210 In Lagos, 45 In Abuja" - Nigeria Records 410 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 49,895 1

The NCDC made this known on Tuesday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that Lagos State recorded 210 new cases of COVID-19, while the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) posted 45 new infections.

Other states with new cases include: Ondo-30, Plateau-21, Edo-19, Ogun-16, Oyo-13, Nasarawa-12, Bauchi-11, Enugu-10, Kwara-7, Kaduna-6, Anambra-4, Ebonyi-3, Abia-2, Rivers-1.

The health centre further revealed that 37,051 recovered patients have been discharged across the country, while the total death toll has risen to 981.

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“On the 18th of August 2020, 410 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 410 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos (210), FCT (45), Ondo (30), Plateau (21), Edo (19), Ogun (16), Oyo (13), Nasarawa (12), Bauchi (11), Enugu (10), Kwara (7), Kaduna (6), Anambra (4), Ebonyi (3), Abia (2), Rivers (1).

“Till date, 49895 cases have been confirmed, 37051 cases have been discharged and 981 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases record by states below:

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