Nigeria's COVID-19 Burden Rises Above 5,000, With 193 New Cases On Thursday

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A total 193 new cases of coronavirus infections were recorded on Thursday, raising the country's total burden to 5,162.

Fifty-eight of the confirmed cases were recorded in Lagos, said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

Another 46 were recorded in Kano.

NCDC gave the breakdown as follows:

58-Lagos

46-Kano

35-Jigawa

12-Yobe

9-FCT

7-Ogun

5-Plateau

5-Gombe

4-Imo

3-Edo

3-Kwara

3-Borno

1-Bauchi

1-Nasarawa

1-Ondo

By Thursday evening, 1,180 people have been discharged from hospital after treatment.

A total 167 people have died so far.

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