The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria is inching towards20, 000 after 661 new positive test were confirmed late Saturday by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Lagos State topped with 230 new cases and followed by Rivers (127) and Delta (83).
However, the number of states with confirmed cases dropped to 14 from the 22 that tested positive on Friday.
The total number of confirmed cases has also surpassed 19,808, compared to 19, 000 cases confirmed as of Friday.
Nineteen new deaths were recorded, increasing the number of fatalities from 487 to 506.
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