COVID-19: With Friday’s 245 New Confirmed Cases, NCDC Says Total Cases Now 7261 in Nigeria

By Our Reporter

Abuja (Precise Post) – With Friday’s 245 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 announced by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, the Total confirmed cases in Nigeria is now 7261.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed 245 new cases.

According to the Centre, “131 – Lagos, 16 – Jigawa, 13 – Ogun, 12 – Borno, 9 – Kaduna, 9 – Oyo, 9 – Rivers, 9 – Ebonyi, 8 – Kano, 7 – Kwara, 5 – Katsina, 3 – Akwa Ibom, 3 – Sokoto, 2 – Bauchi, 2 – Yobe, 1 – Anambra, 1 – Gombe, 1-Niger, 1 – Ondo, 1 – Plateau, 1 – FCT, 1 – Bayelsa.”

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has advised governors to cooperate with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control so as to achieve the goal of containing the virus.

Lagos recorded the highest daily figure of cases reported on Friday, with 131 infections.

There was a decline in the number of infections reported on Friday (245) compared to the number reported on Thursday (339).

The agency in a tweet late Friday evening said the 245 new cases were reported in 22 states. These are Lagos, Jigawa, Ogun, Borno, Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers, Ebonyi, Kano, Kwara, Katsina, Akwa Ibom, Sokoto, Bauchi, Yobe, Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and Bayelsa.

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