Nigeria announces 245 new coronavirus cases

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Nigeria's Center for Disease Control, NCDC is managing coronavirus in Nigeria
Nigeria's Center for Disease Control, NCDC is managing coronavirus in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 245 confirmed new coronavirus cases in the country on Friday.

The 245 cases announced by the Centre for Disease Control takes the total number of confirmed cases to 7261.

The NCDC also announced the discharge of 100 patients from isolation centers across the country and 10 deaths were also reported.

Lagos state, the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria topped the number of confirmed cases with a whooping 131 new cases taking the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos alone to 3224.

Sixteen new cases were reported in Jigawa, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Borno and nine in Kaduna state.

Others are 9-Oyo, 9-Rivers, 9-Ebonyi, 8-Kano, 7-Kwara, 5-Katsina, 3-Akwa Ibom, 3-Sokoto, 2-Bauchi, 2-Yobe, 1-Anambra, 1-Gombe, 1-Niger, 1-Ondo, 1-Plateau,
1-Federal Capital Territory and 1-Bayelsa.

NCDC reports that there are 7261 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria with 2007 discharged and 221 deaths.

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