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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 198 more COVID-19 cases in the country.

It also recorded 185 discharges all in the last 24 hours.

According to the agency’s update released late on Wednesday night, the new cases were reported from 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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The update read: “On the 25th of November 2020, 198 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 66,805 cases have been confirmed, 62,493 cases have been discharged and 1,169 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 198 new cases are reported from 13 states- FCT (53), Lagos (48), Ogun (40), Akwa Ibom (20), Bauchi (9), Plateau (8), Kaduna (5), Kano (4), Benue (3), Jigawa (3), Nasarawa (3), Edo (1), Kwara (1).”