Adeyinka Akintunde

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19 across various states of the country, five short of what it recorded on Monday.

Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated the total number of confirmed cases in the country is now 25,694 with 9,746 persons discharged.

A breakdown of the number of cases state-by-state  reads as follows

Lagos-200 Edo-119 Kaduna-52 FCT-52 Niger-32 Ogun-19 Ondo-16 Imo-14 Plateau-11 Abia-8 Oyo-8 Bayelsa-7 Katsina-6 Kano-5 Bauchi-3 Osun-3 Kebbi-3 Borno-2 Jigawa-1

590 deaths have so far lost their lives to the coronavirus

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