10 new deaths as Nigeria’s coronavirus figure hits 7261

Coronavirus COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded ten new coronavirus-related deaths and 245 new infections, bringing the nation’s total confirmed cases to 7261.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the announcement on Friday night on Twitter.

The agency said that of the 245 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 16 in Jigawa, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Borno, nine each in Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Ebonyi.

Others are eight in Kano, seven in Kwara, five in Katsina, three each in Akwa Ibom and Sokoto, two each in Bauchi and Yobe and one each in Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, FCT and Bayelsa.

NCDC also said 2,007 coronavirus patients have been successfully treated and discharged nationwide while 221 have died of the disease in the country from 211 on Thursday.