At least 7 people have died of coronavirus in Nigeria in the past 24 hours and 204 people tested positive for the deadly infection bringing the total count in the country to 1932, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said.
The total death toll in Nigeria rose to 58, while some 319 people have recovered so far. Notably, the economic hub of the nation, Lagos has reported the highest number of cases so far with a tally of 976.
Kano overtakes the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as the second most hit state in the country after recording 80 new cases in 24 hours.
According to the new NCDC update, Kano recorded 80 new cases, 45 in Lagos, 12 in Gombe, nine each in Bauchi and Sokoto, seven each in Borno and Edo, six each in Rivers and Ogun, four each in the FCT, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa, three in Kaduna, two each in Oyo, Delta, and Nasarawa and one each in Ondo and Kebbi.
So far 34 states and the federal capital territory has confirmed the virus leaving only Cross River and Kogi the states without the virus.