Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Friday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated that Lagos State recorded 179 cases, Kano State had twenty cases, Katsina and Jigawa State recorded fifteen cases each, Borno State had thirteen cases, Ogun State recorded eleven cases and the Federal Capital Territory recorded seven cases.
The tweet further revealed that Niger and Ekiti State had four cases, Oyo, Delta and Bauchi State had three cases each, Kwara State had two cases and Edo State recorded one case
As at now, 5445 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nigeria with 1320 patients discharged and 171 deaths recorded.
According to reports, over 4,981 deaths and 96,039 new cases have been recorded all over the world in the last twenty-four hours, with the most new fatalities reported in the United States with 1,759, Brazil with 844 and Britain with 384.
NCDC tweeted as follows:
288 new cases of #COVID19;
5445 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria