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Taraba overtakes FCT as NCDC reports 600 new cases of COVID-19, 11 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded another 600 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

The total number of confirmed cases since February 2020 has jumped to 155,076.

The public health agency made the announcement on Friday night while giving the daily report on its official website.

NCDC also confirmed 11 deaths due to complications from the virus as total fatality now stands at 1,902.

According to the report, 522 patients have also been discharged from Lagos, Kwara, Rivers and Osun States isolation centres.

The report reads: “600 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

Lagos-169
Taraba-92
Ogun-65
Cross River-57
FCT-38
Rivers-28
Kwara-26
Akwa Ibom-25
Osun-21
Plateau-12
Borno-9
Gombe-9
Abia-8
Ebonyi-8
Ekiti-7
Kano-7
Delta-6
Oyo-6
Bauchi-3
Nasarawa-3
Sokoto-1

155,076 confirmed
132,544 discharged
1,902 deaths

Today’s report include:

“204 community recoveries in Lagos State, 124 in Kwara State, 121 in Osun State and 73 in Rivers State managed in line with guidelines
Data from Taraba State recorded over the last two days”.

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