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BREAKING: Nigeria records 176 new cases of COVID-19, total now 5,621, death toll 176



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said Nigeria recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5621.

The NCDC also said that five new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 176.

No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

Till date, 5621 cases have been confirmed, 1472 cases have been discharged and 176 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 176 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(95), Oyo(31), FCT(11), Niger(8),Borno(8), Jigawa(6), Kaduna(4), Anambra(3), Edo(2), Rivers(2), Nasarawa(2), Bauchi(2),Benue(1), Zamfara(1)

Over 32,942 samples have been tested by the NCDC.