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“39 In Lagos, 22 In Abuja” – Nigeria Confirms 100 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 55,005

Nigeria is recording breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, with massive drop in cases on Sunday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 100 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 55,005.

"39 In Lagos, 22 In Abuja" - Nigeria Confirms 100 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 55,005 1

The NCDC made this known on Sunday night via its twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were reported in only 10 States in the federation.

The 100 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lagos-39, FCT-22, Kaduna-19, Oyo-7, Ebonyi-6, Edo-3, Katsina-1, Ekiti-1, Bauchi-1, Nasarawa-1.

The health centre further disclosed that 43,030 patients have been discharged across the country, while 1,057 patients have died of coronavirus complications.

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“On the 6th of September 2020, 100 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 100 new cases are reported from 10 states- Lagos (39), FCT (22), Kaduna (19), Oyo (7), Ebonyi (6), Edo (3), Katsina (1), Ekiti (1), Bauchi (1), Nasarawa (1).

“Till date, 55,005 cases have been confirmed, 43,013 cases have been discharged and 1,057 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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