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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday confirmed 82 more cases of COVID-19 in the country.

On a happy note however, it discharged 236 persons who made full recovery from the disease.

According to the disease control body, the new cases were reported from 10 states and Abuja.

The update published by the agency on Sunday night read: “On the 29th of November 2020, 82 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 67,412 cases have been confirmed, 63,055 cases have been discharged and 1,173 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.


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The 82 new cases are reported from 11 states- Lagos (48), Rivers (8), Kwara (6), Yobe(6), Katsina (5), FCT(3), Nasarawa(2), Plateau (1), Ogun (1), Kano (1) and Osun(1).”

The agency added: “Our discharges today include 136 community recoveries in Lagos State managed in line with guidelines.”