Nigeria’s total corona-virus cases have now reached a total of 52,227 following another 322 cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Sunday night.
Lagos accounted for 130 of the newly discovered cases, followed by Bauchi and FCT with 36 and 25 new cases respectively.
The new cases were discovered in 18 states of the country including the Federal Capital territory, Abuja.
So far, the country has recorded 1002 deaths while 35,945 victims of the virus has been discharged having tested negative to COVID-19.
322 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 23, 2020
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