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BREAKING: 789 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 36,663

Kayode Oyero

Nigeria recorded 556 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday bringing total infections to 36,663.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated this via Twitter, noting that 15,105 patients have been discharged upon treatment and recovery from 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

It added that 789 associated deaths have so far been reported.

The NCDC gave the state-by-state distribution of cases confirmed on Sunday as, “Edo – 104, Lagos – 97, FCT – 70, Benue – 66, Oyo – 61, Kaduna – 38, Plateau – 28, Osun – 19, Akwa Ibom – 14, Rivers – 13, Katsina – 13, Ondo – 13, Ogun – 6, Kano – 5, Nasarawa – 4, Gombe – 2, Ekiti – 2, and Borno – 1.”

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