A total of 917 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Nigeria, thereby increasing the country’s toll to over 90,000, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Sunday.
In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 222 of the cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 214 in Lagos State, 119 in Kaduna State, 92 in Plateau State, 50 in Nasarawa State, 41 in Oyo State, 33 in Adamawa State, 32 in Ondo State and 28 in Abia State.
A total of 19 cases were recorded in Ogun State, 17 in Rivers State, 16 in Kano State, 14 in Yobe State, eight in Edo State, six in Anambra State, five in Ekiti State and one in Jigawa State.
Nine new deaths were also announced, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the country to 1,311.
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