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NCDC confirms 573 new cases of coronavirus as toll nears 17,000

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Nigeria on Monday recorded 573 new cases of coronavirus.

The announcement was made by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control in a tweet via its official Twitter account.

According to the agency, Lagos recorded 216 cases, while Rivers followed with 103.

This means Nigeria’s total now stands at 16,658

The tweet reads “573 new cases of COVID19;

Lagos-216
Rivers-103
Oyo-68
Edo-40
Kano-21
Gombe-20
FCT-17
Delta-13
Plateau-12
Bauchi-12
Niger-10
Kebbi-9
Ogun-8
Ondo-8
Abia-7
Nasarawa-5
Borno-1
Kwara-1
Benue-1
Anambra-1

16,658 confirmed cases in Nigeria, 5,349 patients have been discharged, with 424 deaths recorded.”

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