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NCDC Confirms 265 New COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria’s Toll Rises To 7,526

A total of 265 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Saturday.

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In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 133 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 34 in Oyo State, 28 in Edo State, 23 in Ogun State, 22 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and six in Plateau State.

Five cases were recorded in Kaduna State, three each in Borno and Niger states, and two in Kwara, Bauchi, Anambra and Enugu states.

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No new death was reported.

This latest figure brings the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria to 7,526, with the virus spreading to 34 states and the FCT.

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Below is a breakdown of the confirmed cases in the various states, according to the NCDC.

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos3,3572,68862742
Kano88371413336
FCT46931214314
Katsina3082435114
Borno2508414125
Jigawa241159784
Oyo233171584
Bauchi232621655
Ogun219114996
Kaduna184791005
Edo172109576
Gombe145371053
Sokoto116238013
Rivers8959237
Plateau7749271
Zamfara768635
Kwara7540341
Yobe473386
Osun425334
Nasarawa3818182
Kebbi3211174
Delta3113126
Adamawa277182
Niger262051
Ondo234181
Ebonyi222020
Akwa Ibom216132
Ekiti204142
Enugu181260
Taraba188100
Bayelsa8260
Anambra8710
Abia7610
Imo7070
Benue5410

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