– 321 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria
– Lagos state lead with 98 cases while FCT came second with 34 cases
– Nigeria has now recorded 52548 cases of the disease
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Another 321 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria on Monday, August 24. The new cases were announced by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to NCDC, two deaths were also recorded in Nigeria during this period.
Going further, NCDC said the new cases were recorded in 24 states of the federation.
It also listed the states as Lagos (98), FCT (34), Kaduna (30), Nasarawa (25), Benue (21), Plateau (17), Rivers (15), Adamawa (11), Ogun (11), Enugu (9), Edo (8), Delta (7), Ekiti (7), Gombe (5), Ebonyi (4), Bayelsa (3), Kano (3), Ondo (3), Cross River (2), Imo (2), Kebbi (2), Niger (2), Abia (1), Bauchi (1).
With this, 52548 cases have been confirmed, 39257 cases have been discharged and 1004 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari recently returned from the United Arab Emirates where she went for medical treatment.
Upon her return, the First Lady called for improvement in the capacity of Nigeria’s health sector so as to reduce foreign medical trips.
However, her statement calling for improved hospitals drew the ire of many Nigerians on social media.
Legit.ng had also reported that a video of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura in high spirits has emerged following conflicting reports that he had been flown to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.
Legit.ng gathered that Johannes Tobi Wojuola a member of the president’s media team shared the video on his Twitter handle @Johannxs on Saturday, August 22.
Released in the wake of rumours stating that the president’s nephew was flown abroad for medical treatment, the video showed Daura dressed in native with a white cap whilst on a phone call.
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