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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases top 55,000 after new 100 infections emerge

Nigeria has recorded over 55,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, according to a late-night tweet from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which was released on Sunday.

The disease control centre revealed that the country’s daily confirmed cases on Sunday stood at 100 with three deaths recorded, moving the tally to 55,005 till date.

Nigeria has so far discharged 43,013 patients from its isolation centres across the country.

The latest recorded confirmed new infections were reported in 10 States, with Lagos recording 39 cases, followed by the FCT – 22, Kaduna – 19, Oyo with seven cases.

Ebonyi had six new cases, with Edo recording three, while Katsina, Ekiti, Bauchi and Nasarawa, all had one case reported.

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