Nigeria Records 340 COVID-19 Cases

There are now 51,304 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease, 37,885 discharged patients and 996 deaths.

Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 56,604 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
Nigeria's COVID-19 positive cases up to 56,604 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday reported 340 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death related to the disease.

There are now 51,304 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus disease, 37,885 discharged patients and 996 deaths.

Kaduna State for the first time recorded the highest number of new cases, reporting 63. It was followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which reported 51 new infections.

Plateau State was third with 38 cases while Lagos State reported only 33 new cases, the lowest in several months.

Delta State had 25 cases, Gombe and Adamawa states had 21 each, Edo State had 20, Katsina State had 17, Akwa Ibom State had 11 and Ekiti State had 10.

There were nine new infections in Rivers, five in Ondo State, four in Ebonyi State, three each in Cross River and Ogun states and two each in Sokoto, Imo and Nasarawa states.

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