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Coronavirus Death Toll In Nigeria Now 117 As Country Records New Cases

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Coronavirus Death Toll In Nigeria Now 117 As Country Records New Cases

Nigeria has recorded new COVID-19 cases with the NCDC announcing 386 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Newsone Nigeria reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 386 new COVID-19 cases in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday evening, May 8.

This burgeoning online news platform understands that the NCDC noted that of the 386 COVID-19 cases recorded on Friday evening, 176 were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city,65-Kano 31-Katsina 20-FCT 17-Borno 15-Bauchi 14-Nasarawa 13-Ogun 10-Plateau 4-Oyo 4-Sokoto 4-Rivers 3-Kaduna 2-Edo 2-Ebonyi 2-Ondo 1-Enugu 1-Imo 1-Gombe 1-Osun, southwest Nigeria.

The NCDC tweeted: “386 new cases of #COVID19; 176-Lagos 65-Kano 31-Katsina 20-FCT 17-Borno 15-Bauchi 14-Nasarawa 13-Ogun 10-Plateau 4-Oyo 4-Sokoto 4-Rivers 3-Kaduna 2-Edo 2-Ebonyi 2-Ondo 1-Enugu 1-Imo 1-Gombe 1-Osun 3912 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 679 Deaths: 117,” the tweet added.

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Meanwhile, Weetalknaija Blog reports that the development means that Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of coronavirus have risen to three thousand, nine hundred and twelve (3912) with six hundred and seventy-nine (679) people discharged and one hundred and seventeen (117) deaths recorded so far.


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Jake Clifford

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

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