Nigeria Records 152 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Now 65,457


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 152 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65,457.

Meanwhile, no new COVID 19 related death was recorded, maintaining the death tally of 1,163

The NCDC also disclosed on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday, that the 152 new cases were confirmed in 12 states, with Lagos leading with 61 cases, followed by Oyo and Yobe with 28 and 10 cases respectively.

“On the 17th of November 2020, 152 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 65,457 cases have been confirmed, 61,337 cases have been discharged and 1,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 152 new cases are reported from 12 states- Lagos (61), Oyo (39), FCT (13), Yobe (10), Bauchi (6), Kaduna (5), Kano (4), Kwara (4), Plateau (4), Edo (2), Ogun (2), Rivers (2),”  the NCDC said

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