COVID-19: 4 New cases in Ekiti as Nigeria records 288 new cases, total now 5,445
A total of 288 new cases of COVID-19 has been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to
Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Friday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded the new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
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.
The NCDC also said that four new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 171.
Till date, 5,445 cases have been confirmed, 3,959 are active cases, 1320 cases have been discharged and 171 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory