COVID-19: Death Toll Now 1,247 as NCDC Confirms 829 New Cases

By Chris Udochukwu

Abuja (Precise Post) – The in Nigeria has risen to 1,247 as the Nigeria Centre for Control confirmed 829 on Saturday.

According to the released via twitter handle of the health agency, the fresh infections were recorded from 15 states as follows:

Lagos-296
FCT-291
-79
Rivers-40
Kano-35
Nasarawa-25
Bauchi-19
Benue-8
Borno-7
Edo-7
Oyo-7
Sokoto-7
-3
Jigawa-
Ogun-2.

The further stated that 83,576 cases had been confirmed since the index case was reported on February 27 out of which 70,495 have been treated and discharged from across the various facilities in Nigeria.

The NCDC gave the state by state breakdown of total confirmed cases as follows:

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