Nigeria announces 113 new coronavirus cases

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A woman opens her mouth for the heath worker to collect a sample for coronavirus testing
A woman opens her mouth for a heath worker to collect a sample for coronavirus testing

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 113 confirmed new coronavirus cases in the country on Saturday.

The 113 cases announced by the Centre for Disease Control takes the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 61,307.

The NCDC also announced the discharge of 4352 patients from isolation centers across the country with four new deaths reported.

Lagos state, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria reported 37 new confirmed cases taking the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos alone to 20,555.

Anambra state recorded 20 new cases, the Federal Capital Territory reported 9 new cases while Oyo state announced 9 new cases.

Other states are Rivers-9, Delta-3, Nasarawa-3, Edo-2, Kaduna-2, Ogun-2, Plateau-2, Ekiti-1 and Osun-1.

NCDC reports that there are 61,194 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria with 52,304 discharged and 1,119 deaths.