The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 245 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 7,261, Tribune Online reports.
The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Friday. it also said that 131 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos.
“245 new cases of #COVID19; 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.”
“7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, Discharged: 2007 Deaths: 221.”
245 new cases of #COVID19;
7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Deaths: 221 pic.twitter.com/ITAGBMdXtB
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 22, 2020