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Nigeria records 113 new cases of Coronavirus as death toll rises

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 113 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

The NCDC in a tweet via its Twitter account on Saturday night said a total of 14 States recorded new infections in the country in the last 24 hours.

According to the health agency, the 113 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infection cases to 61,307.

It also noted that four persons died from complications resulting from the virus.

The NCDC said that COVID-19 fatalities in the country increased from 1,119 to 1,123 as of Saturday night.

Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 37, followed by Kaduna State with 16, and Ogun with 11.

Others are Plateau-11, Taraba-8, Rivers-7, FCT-6, Enugu-4, Niger -4, Edo-3, Delta-2 and Imo-2.

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