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Nigeria records 304 new COVID-19 cases in 14 states, FCT

As the nation continues its fight against Coronavirus, 304 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded on Sunday night, the total number of confirmed cases of the deadly virus is 43841.

This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official Twitter handle.

According to the NCDC’s tweet, Lagos recorded 81 of the 304 cases, followed by FCT with 39, Abia with 31 and Kaduna 24.

The rest are: “Rivers-23, Plateau-16, Cross River-13, Ebonyi-12, Ondo-12, Ekiti-11, Edo-11, Benue-10, Nasarawa-10, Ogun-6, Gombe-5”.

20308 COVID-19 patients have been discharged out of the 43841 total confirmed cases in the country.

However, the infection has claimed 888 lives.

In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that operatives of the Ekiti State Task Force on COVID-19 have shut down a popular hotel in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, Delight Hotel and Suites for operating against government’s regulations to contain the spread of the virus.

As parts of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Ekiti, the state government directed that social gatherings like weddings, burials and other parties must not exceed 20 persons in attendance.

It also insisted that such gatherings must comply with 6-feet social distancing, wearing of face masks and handwashing facilities must be made available at such events.

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