Nigeria Records 298 New COVID-19 Cases, Only One New Death



Nigeria Records 298 New COVID-19 Cases, Only One New Death
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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC says 298 new cases of the dreaded respiratory infection have been recorded on Sunday.

The health agency revealed that only one fatality was recorded for the day.

It also disclosed through its verified Twitter handle that a total of 49068 infections have been recorded in the country since the outbreak of the viral infection in the country.

According to the NCDC: “298 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria on 16 August 2020.

“Till date, 49068 cases have been confirmed, 36497 cases have been discharged and 975 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 298 new cases are reported from 16 states- Plateau (108), Kaduna (49), Lagos (47), Ogun (18), Osun (17), FCT (15), Ondo (14), Edo (8), Oyo (6), Akwa Ibom (4), Cross River (4), Borno (3), Ekiti (2), Bauchi (1), Kano (1) and Rivers (1)”.

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