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    COVID-19: Nigeria Records 120 New Cases, Total Now 59,465

    Nigeria on Monday recorded 120 new cases of the novel coronavirus, as the country continued to records less than 200 new cases of COVID-19 per day.

    With the latest update, the tally of infected people in the country rose to 59,465. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this via its official Twitter handle.

    NCDC also disclosed that the country saw 183 persons discharged after they have been successfully treated and recovered from the virus.

    The public health agency said no death were recorded in the country in the last 24 hours, from the deadly virus, indicating that the new cases were recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

    According to the health agency, 65 new cases of the virus were reported in Rivers state, followed by FCT with 12 cases, 9 cases in Ogun, 8 cases in Kastina, 7 cases in Anambra and 5 cases each in Bauchi and Oyo.

    Others states with new cases are, Nasarawa-3, Kaduna-2, Kwara-1, Taraba-1, Imo-1 and Delta-1.

    Nigeria has tested 536,695 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on 27 February 2020.

    According to the health agency on the 5th of October 2020, 120 new confirmed cases and zero death was recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 59,465 cases have been confirmed, 50,951 cases have been discharged and 1,113 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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