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Four Die As Nigeria Records 584 New Cases Of COVID-19



The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday recorded 584 new cases of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that the NCDC made this know in a post on its website on Tuesday morning.

In the new cases recorded in the 14 states and the federal capital territory (FCT), the agency confirmed four deaths.

Bringing the total number of fatalities in the country to 2,223.

According to the data provided by the agency, Lagos state recorded the highest number of cases with 201 new infections, followed by Rivers with 149 and the FCT with 82.

Other states that recorded fresh cases are Ondo (73), Ekiti (17), Cross River (13), Oyo (11), Ogun (9), Delta (8), Osun (8), Bayelsa (4), Kaduna (4), Kano (2), Kwara (2), and Sokoto (1).

Also, 178 people were discharged on Monday after recovering from the virus.

183,087 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria so far with 167,310 recoveries.

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