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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 457 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded an additional 457 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on the 5th August.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 44,890 confirmed. The centre also stated that 32,165 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 927 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Wednesday, 5th August was 11,798.

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “457 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-137, FCT-76, Plateau-40, Rivers-35, Enugu-34, Oyo-25, Abia-23, Delta-12, Edo-11, Ebonyi-11, Cross River-10, Kwara-10, Kaduna-9, Anambra-7, Ogun-5, Imo-3, Bauchi-3, Osun-2, Nasarawa-2, Kano-1, Ekiti-1

44,890 confirmed, 32,165 discharged, 927 deaths

Jenny M
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