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NCDC announces 601 new cases of coronavirus, total rises to 51,905

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 340 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020.

Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 20 states, and the FCT.

The states with the 601 new cases are Lagos-404, FCT-37, Oyo-19, Ondo-14, Abia-13, Enugu-13, Kaduna-13, Edo-12, Kano-12, Kwara-11, Ebonyi-10, Nasarawa-7, Ogun-6, Osun-5, Delta-5, Niger-5, Plateau-4, Bayelsa-4, Katsina-3, Ekiti-2 and Imo-2.

NCDC also announced that as of 11:30 pm on 22nd August, there are 51,905 total COVID-19 confirmed cases reported in Nigeria.

38,767 patients have been discharged with 997 deaths across the country.

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