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NIGERIA RECORDS 298 NEW CASES COVID19

AUGUST 17 2020

Nigeria has recorded 298 new cases of #COVID19 in 16 states, bringing the total to 49,068 in 36 states of the country, plus the FCT.

36,497 patients have fully recovered and discharged, while 975 deaths have been recorded, and so, the number of active cases is 11,596.

According to the latest information released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, 108 of the new cases are in Plateau state; 49 in Kaduna; Lagos-47; Ogun-18; Osun-17; FCT-15; Ondo-14; Ondo-14; Edo-8.

There are 6 cases in Oyo; Akwa Ibom and Cross River each have 4 cases; Borno-3; Ekiti-2; while Bauchi, Kano and Rivers have 1 case each.