Nigeria Reports 354 new Cases, Total Exceeds 45,000

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported 354 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the nationwide tally of infections to 45,244.

NCDC says 32,430 people have recovered. 265 recoveries were reported on Thursday alone.

The death toll now stands at 930. Three additional deaths were announced in the country over the past 24 hours.

NCDC said: ‘’On the 6th of August 2020, 354 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

‘’Till date, 45244 cases have been confirmed, 32430 cases have been discharged and 930 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

‘’The 354 new cases are reported from 17 states- FCT (78), Lagos (76), Kaduna (23), Ebonyi (19), Oyo (18), Nasarawa (17), Rivers (17), Delta (16), Kwara (15), Akwa Ibom (13), Edo (12), Ogun (12), Plateau (11), Kano (9), Bauchi (6), Borno (6), Ekiti (6).

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