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NCDC Reports 645 New Cases of COVID-19

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 645 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that the new cases were reported in a post on the disease control agency’s Twitter handle on Saturday night, February 20, 2021.

The newly reported cases bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 151,553 which includes 128,005 discharged cases and 1,831 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos State having the highest number of cases with 282 followed by Ogun State with 72cases.

Lagos-282 Ogun-72 FCT-50 Kaduna-33 Osun-24 Imo-23 Abia-21 Borno-18 Oyo-17 Edo-15 Nasarawa-15 Taraba-14 Ekiti-11 Ondo-11 Plateau-11 Kano-10 Rivers-7 Delta-5 Bauchi-3 Jigawa-3.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.