The number of deaths caused by COVID-19 has risen to 221 as 10 patients have died according to the latest update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC on Friday also reported 245 new cases of the COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 7,261.
Of that number, 2007 have recovered and been discharged from treatment centres.
The highest number of new infections was reported in Lagos with 131 cases. 16 new cases were reported in Jigawa, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Borno, nine each in Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Ebonyi.
There were eight new cases in Kano, seven in Kwara, five in Katsina, three each in Akwa Ibom ans Sokoto, and two each in Bauchi and Yobe.
Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, FCT and Bayelsa all had one case each.