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COVID-19: NCDC records 920 fresh cases, total cases now 77,933

COVID-19 cases continue to be on the rise as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, released fresh 920 cases on Saturday. 

The health agency revealed the figures through its daily updates on its official Twitter account. 

This latest figure means Nigeria now has 77,933 recorded cases of COVID-19, 67,784 discharged patients and 1,218 recorded deaths. 

Also, the case analysis revealed that Lagos recorded the highest rate of infection with 308 new cases, then Abuja had 207 cases, Kaduna had 179, Plateau had 46 and Niger had 43. 

“Our discharges today include 115 community recoveries in Kaduna State and 104 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines,” the NCDC tweeted. 

“We recognise this has been an extremely difficult year for Nigerians. However, we can’t give up now & lose the gains we‘ve made.

“Please adhere to all COVID-19 public health & safety measures; Hand washing, Proper use of face masks and Physical distancing.”

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