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NCDC announces 790 new cases of COVID-19, as Nigeria records 26,484 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 790 confirmed new cases of coronavirus in the country on Wednesday.

This 790 numbers announced by NCDC takes the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 26,484 in Nigeria.

The NCDC also announced the discharge of 406 patients from isolation centers across the country with 13 new deaths reported.

Lagos state, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria still tops the number of confirmed cases with 120 new cases taking the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos alone to 10630.

But it was Delta state that recorded the highest number of cases for the day including that of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife.
Enugu state recorded 66 new cases, FCT reported 65 new cases while Edo, Ogun, and Kano recorded 60, 43 and 41 new cases respectively.

Other states are Kaduna-39, Ondo-33, Rivers-32, Bayelsa-29, Katsina-21, Imo-20, Kwara-18, Oyo-11, Abia-10, Benue-6, Gombe-4, Yobe-2, Bauchi-2 and Kebbi-2.

NCDC reports that there are 26484 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria with 10152 discharged and 603 deaths.

790 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Delta-166
Lagos-120
Enugu-66
FCT-65
Edo-60
Ogun-43
Kano-41
Kaduna-39
Ondo-33
Rivers-32
Bayelsa-29
Katsina-21
Imo-20
Kwara-18
Oyo-11
Abia-10
Benue-6
Gombe-4
Yobe-2
Bauchi-2
Kebbi-2

26,484 confirmed
10,152 discharged
603 deaths https://t.co/9fxpoeBZDP

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Joseph Chukwuma Oputa

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa is the Managing Editor of Maslow Businessnews and Physicians News publications published by Maslow Business News Publications, Lagos, Nigeria.

Joseph Oputa is a proud Alumnus of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.

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