BREAKING: Nigeria reports 454 new cases of COVID-19, when the total rises to 27,564; death toll now 628

On Friday night, Nigeria recorded 454 new cases of COVID-19.

The Nigeria Disease Control Center (NCDC), which confirmed this on Twitter, said the new cases were reported in 18 states of the federation and in Abuja.

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He added that 12 people died from complications from the virus on Friday.

Consequently, the number of COVID-19 deaths increased from 616 to 628.

In addition, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 27,564.

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Meanwhile, 11,069 patients were discharged from various isolation facilities across the country on Friday night.

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The breakdown of the amount by state revealed the following: Lagos (87), Edo (63), FCT (60), Ondo (41), Benue (32), Abia (31), Ogun (29)), Oyo (19) , Kaduna (17), Delta (16), Enugu (15) and Borno (14).

Others are – Plateau (9), Nasarawa (8), Kano (5), Bauchi (4), Gombe (2), Katsina (1) and Kogi (1).

The NCDC said: “27,564 # COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.

"Discharge: 11,069 and deaths: 628."

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