Nigeria on Friday registered record 245 new #COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 7261. Further, a total of 10 patient died within the same time span. The overall death toll has climbed to 221, Nigeria centre for disease control said (NCDC).
Lagos continues to be the worst-hit state with 3224 cases, including 131 new cases registered in the state.
However, the NCDC also announces 16 cases in Jigawa, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Borno and nine cases each in Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Ebonyi state.
Eight cases were also recorded in Kano, seven in Kwara, five in Katsina, three each in Akwa Ibom and Sokoto.
While two cases each were confirmed in Bauchi and Yobe, one case each eas confirmed in Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, FCT and Bayelsa.
Nigeria has so far reported 221 fatalities and 2007 people recovering from the disease including 100 patients discharge on Friday.
States with more than 200 cases are Lagos (3224), Kano (883), FCT (447), Katsina (308), Borno (247), Jigawa (241) and Bauchi (230).