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New 829 cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

 

14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) recorded 829 new cases of Coronavirus according to the data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The data was for December 26, 2020, a day after Christmas celebration.

Lagos led the way with 296 new cases followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 291.

Kaduna came third with 79, , Rivers had 40 and Kano had 35.

Others are:
Nasarawa – 25
Bauchi – 19
Benue – 8
Borno – 7
Edo – 7
Oyo – 7
Sokoto – 7
Cross River – 3
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256 patients were discharged on Saturday, with according to NCDC, “113 community recoveries in Lagos State and 92 community recoveries in Kaduna State managed in line with guidelines”.

The country has now recorded 83,576 cases of Coronavirus and 70,495 patients have recovered and have been discharged.

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