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“36 In Lagos, 35 In Abuja” – Nigeria Records 156 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 54,743

Nigeria now has 54,743 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 156 new cases recorded on Friday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 156 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 25,743.

"36 In Lagos, 35 In Abuja" - Nigeria Records 156 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 54,743 1

The NCDC made this known on Friday night via its Twitter page, where it revealed that Lagos State recorded the highest number of infection with 36 cases, followed by Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 35 cases.

Other states with new COVID-19 infections include Oyo-29, Kaduna-10, Abia-9, Osun-5, Ogun-5, Enugu-5, Rivers-4, Nasarawa-3, Ekiti-3, Imo-3, Edo-2, Kwara-2, Katsina-2, Plateau-2, and Niger-1.

The health centre further revealed that 42,816 patients have now been discharged, with 1,051 other patients losing their lives to the coonavirus pandemic.

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“On the 4th of September 2020, 156 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 156 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos (36), FCT (35), Oyo (29), Kaduna (10), Abia (9), Osun (5), Ogun (5), Enugu (5), Rivers (4), Nasarawa (3), Ekiti (3), Imo (3), Edo (2), Kwara (2), Katsina (2), Plateau (2), Niger (1).

“Till date, 54743 cases have been confirmed, 42816 cases have been discharged and 1051 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases by state below:

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