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COVID-19: Nigeria records highest daily infection with 553 new cases ~ Truth Reporters

Nigeria, on Saturday, recorded 553 new COVID-19 infections, making it the highest in 24 hours since the country recorded its first case in February.

The daily report released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, disclosed that Lagos still tops the chart with the highest cases of 378, followed by FCT and Delta State with 52 and 23 cases, respectively.

From the report, there were 12 new deaths, bringing the total fatalities to 273.

The public health agency stated that with the new infections, the country now has a total of  9,855 with 2,856 patients discharged.

See breakdown below of 15 states that recorded the infection yesterday.

Lagos-378; FCT-52; Delta-23; Edo-22; Rivers-14; Ogun-13; Kaduna-12; Kano-9; Borno-7; Katsina-6; Jigawa-5 ; Oyo-5; Yobe-3; Plateau-3; Osun-1.

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