387 new coronavirus cases push Nigeria’s total above 9,000

Coronavirus COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday announced 387 new coronavirus cases in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 9302.

In a tweet, the NCDC said that of the 387 new cases, Lagos has 254, FCT-29, Jigawa-24, Edo-22, Oyo-15, Rivers-14 and Kaduna-11.

Others are Borno-six, Kano-three, two each in Plateau, Yobe, Gombe and Bauchi and one in Ondo.

According to the agency, two new coronavirus-related deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 261.

Also, the number of coronavirus patients discharged rose to 2697 from 2592 the previous day.