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Nigeria records 593 new cases of coronavirus, toll now 50,488




The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, August 19, confirmed 593 new cases of Coronavirus across the country.

A breakdown of the new cases across states is as follows;  Plateau-186, Lagos-172, FCT-62, Oyo-27, Delta-25, Rivers-20, Ondo-19, Edo-18, Kaduna-17, Enugu-12, Akwa Ibom-10, Ogun-7, Abia-6, Gombe-6, Kano-3, Osun-3.

There are now 50,488 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 985 deaths has been recorded.

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37,304 patients who recovered have also been discharged.

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