Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Thursday posted its highest coronavirus deaths in a single day since the pandemic broke out in February 2020.

Reports by the NCDC, showed that Coronavirus killed 23 Nigerians in the last 24 hours.

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Nigeria has never reported up to 20 deaths in a single day since the pandemic broke out.

According to NCDC, 10 of the deaths occurred in Oyo, 6 in Lagos, two each in Sokoto and Rivers, one each in Ogun, Plateau and Edo.

Nigeria also recorded more new cases on Thursday, ramping up 1,479 fresh cases, a rise from the 1,398 reported on Wednesday.

Lagos leads the chat with 697 new cases , while the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja followed with 201 new cases.

Others are: Nasarawa-80, Plateau-74, Rivers-72, Edo-46, Adamawa-43, Osun-39, Akwa Ibom-35, Delta-31, Anambra-27, Oyo-24, Kano-21, Abia-19, Enugu-19, Ogun-18, Sokoto-12, Bauchi-7, Taraba-7, Ekiti-4, Gombe-4, Imo-4, Bayelsa-2, Jigawa-2 and Zamfara-1.

This takes the total confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country to 105,478, with 83,830 recoveries and 1,405 deaths.

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