Nigeria Records 340 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 4 New Deaths



Nigeria Records 340 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 4 New Deaths
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Nigeria on Friday confirmed 340 new COVID-19 infections, making a commulative tally of 51304 cases since the outbreak of the disease in the country.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure through its micro site noting that the new cases were reported from 19 states.

It also revealed four new deaths for the day making a total of 996 deaths recorded in the West African country.

The health agency stated thus: “On the 21st of August 2020, 340 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 51304 cases have been confirmed, 37885 cases have been discharged and 996 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 340 new cases are reported from 19 states- Kaduna(63), FCT(51), Plateau(38), Lagos(33), Delta(25), Gombe (21), Adamawa(21), Edo(20), Katsina(17), Akwa Ibom(11), Ekiti(10), Rivers(9), Ondo(5), Ebonyi(4), Cross River(3), Ogun(3), Sokoto(2), Imo(2), Nasarawa (2)

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities”,

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