Nigeria records 87 new coronavirus cases, total 1182

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Nigeria on Saturday recorded 87 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

With the new cases, Nigeria now has a total of 1,182 confirmed cases across the country.


According to the NCDC, 33 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 18 in Borno, 12 in Osun, nine in Katsina, four each in Kano and Ekiti, three each in Edo and Bauchi and one in Imo.

The country’s total deaths from the virus now stand at 35 while 222 have recovered.