Nigeria records 288 new COVID-19 infections – 179 in Lagos

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More cases of Coronavirus disease has been reported in Nigeria by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Friday night.

The disease agency announced the confirmation of 288 new cases which brings the total number of cases to 5,445 out of which 1,320 patients have recovered and discharged while the death toll increased to 171 in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The latest statistics showed that 140 patients recovered while 4 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The 288 new cases are reported from 15 states – Lagos(179), Kaduna (20), Katsina (15), Jigawa(15), Borno (13), Ogun(11), Kano(8), FCT(7), Niger (4), Ekiti(4), Oyo (3), Delta (3), Bauchi(3), Kwara (2), Edo(1).

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