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“39 In Lagos, 21 In Rivers” – Nigeria Records 103 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 59,841

Nigeria on Thursday night recorded 103 new cases of COVID-19.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 103 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total infection in the country to 59,841.

"39 In Lagos, 21 In Rivers" - Nigeria Records 103 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 59,841 1

The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The new COVID-19 cases are reported in Lagos-39, Rivers-21, FCT-19, Oyo-6, Kaduna-4, Bauchi-3, Ogun-3, Imo-2, Kano-2, Benue-1, Edo-1, Nasarawa-1 and Plateau-1.

The health centre further revealed that 51,551 patients have successfully been treated and discharged across the country, while 1,113 people have died from the virus.

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“On the 8th of October 2020, 103 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 103 new cases are reported from 13 states- Lagos (39), Rivers (21), FCT (19), Oyo (6) Kaduna (4), Bauchi (3), Ogun (3), Imo (2), Kano (2), Benue (1), Edo (1), Nasarawa (1), Plateau (1).

“Till date, 59841 cases have been confirmed, 51551 cases have been discharged and 1113 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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