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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Infections Figure Close to 10,000 Cases

COVID-19 infections figure in Nigeria has increased to nearly 10,000 cases. The figure rose by 387 new cases on Friday, even as authorities intensify efforts to flatten the curve of the pandemic.

The new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its Twitter handle.

This takes the country’s total infections to 9,302, out of which 2697 have been discharged with 261 deaths.

Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 14 states and the FCT, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 254 cases.

The 387 new cases are reported from the following states: Lagos(254), FCT(29), Jigawa(24), Edo(22), Oyo(15), Rivers(14), Kaduna(11), Borno(6), Kano(3), Plateau(2), Yobe(2), Gombe(2), Bauchi(2), Ondo(1).

 

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