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“50 In Plateau, 35 In Enugu” – Nigeria Records 252 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 52,800

Nigeria now has 52,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 252 new cases recorded on Tuesday night.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 252 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 52,800.

"50 In Plateau, 35 In Enugu" - Nigeria Records 252 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 52,800 1

The NCDC made the announcement on Tuesday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that Plateau State recorded the highest number of infections with 50 cases, followed by Enugu State with 35 cases.

Other states with new COVID-19 cases include Rivers-27, Lagos-26, FCT-18, Kaduna-18, Ekiti-10, Kano-10, Taraba-9, Anambra-8, Edo-8, Oyo-8, Delta-7, Ogun-6, Abia-5, Bayelsa-5, Ebonyi-1, and Osun-1.

The health centre further revealed that 39,964 patients have recovered across the country, while the number of COVID-19 deaths currently stands at 1,007.

“On the 25th of August 2020, 252 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 252 new cases are reported from 18 states- Plateau (50), Enugu (35), Rivers (27), Lagos (26), FCT (18), Kaduna (18), Ekiti (10), Kano (10), Taraba (9), Anambra (8), Edo (8), Oyo (8), Delta (7), Ogun (6), Abia (5), Bayelsa (5), Ebonyi (1), Osun (1).

“Till date, 52800 cases have been confirmed, 39964 cases have been discharged and 1007 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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