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Covid-19: Nigeria sets new record, 6 states, FCT lead surge

Nigeria’s COVID-19 curve has gone up as the country recorded 779 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
It was the highest number ever announced by the NCDC within a 24 hour-cycle.
The first record was set on 30 May with 673 infections, then on 18 June, the country reported 745 infections.
Now, with the latest report, the national tally stands at 24,077.
Lagos, the nation’s epicentre of the virus recorded 285 cases to lead the surge and now has a total 10, 026 cases.
Lagos was followed by Rivers, with 68 cases, FCT Abuja 60 cases, Edo 60 cases.
Enugu recorded 56 and Delta 47, Ebonyi posted 42 and Oyo 41.
The breakdown of the cases:
Lagos-285
Rivers-68
FCT-60
Edo-60
Enugu-56
Delta-47
Ebonyi-42
Oyo-41
Kaduna-19
Ogun-18
Ondo-16
Imo-12
Sokoto-11
Borno-9
Nasarawa-8
Abia-5
Gombe-5
Kebbi-5
Kano-4
Yobe-3
Ekiti-3
Osun-2
24,077 confirmed
8,625 discharged
558 deaths

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