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Nigeria Records 13 New Deaths, 307 Cases As COVID-19 Hits 10,162


Nigeria on Sunday recorded 307 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a downward spiral from 553 cases a day before.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this Sunday night on its website, saying 287 deaths were recorded in Nigeria in all.

The country recorded 13 new deaths against 12 a day before, a development which brought the deaths toll to 287 against 273 as of Saturday night.

Till date, 10,162 cases have been confirmed, 3007 cases have been discharged and 287 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 307 new cases are reported from 15 states – Lagos (188), FCT (44), Ogun (19), Kaduna (14), Oyo (12), Bayelsa (9), Gombe (5), Kano (3), Delta (3), Imo (2), Rivers (2), Niger (2), Bauchi (2), Plateau (1), Kwara (1)

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Joe Ogbodu is a prolific writer with so many years in investigative journalism. He is a media consultant and co-Publisher of BIGPEN NIGERIA. He currently serves as Principal Consultant at PenTimes Communication Synergy. Ogbodu hone his skills in the media industry right from his days in the Delta Government owned POINTER Newspaper as Bureau Chief, from there he joined the defunct Compass Newspaper as Bureau Chief in oil city Of Warri in 2008. Before delving into online publishing, Ogbodu cut his teeth as general staff writer with Nigerian-owned US based THEWILL and as Nigeria Editor for the defunct The Netherlands "Inside Niger Delta Magazine" up-to 2015 when he went into partnership with some friends to float the BIGPEN NIGERIA. Ogbodu now serves as Political Editor for Report Afrique.

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