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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 600 new cases of coronavirus confirmed

Nigeria has recorded an additional 600 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 Friday, 26 February 2021.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 155,076 confirmed. The centre also stated that 132,544 COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 1,902 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigeria as of Friday night, 26 February is 20,630

Taking to its Twitter page, NCDC announced: 600 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-169 Taraba-92 Ogun-65 Cross River-57 FCT-38 Rivers-28 Kwara-26 Akwa Ibom-25 Osun-21 Plateau-12 Borno-9 Gombe-9 Abia-8 Ebonyi-8 Ekiti-7 Kano-7 Delta-6 Oyo-6 Bauchi-3 Nasarawa-3 Sokoto-1

155,076 confirmed 132,544 discharged 1,902 deaths”

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