COVID-19: Nine More Deaths As Nigeria Records 1,624 New Cases

On Friday, Nigeria recorded nine more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,624 new cases of the virus in 23 states.

This has increased the nation’s death toll to 1,641 and confirmed cases to 137,654.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 1,190 persons were discharged on Friday, and a total of 111,639 have recovered so far.

A breakdown of COVID-19 cases by states is as follows:

Lagos-535
Plateau-183
Osun-98
Akwa Ibom-85
FCT-83
Ondo-77
Nasarawa-72
Edo-69
Oyo-63
Rivers-52
Taraba-48
Ogun-44
Borno-31
Kwara-31
Ekiti-30
Benue-25
Kano-21
Niger-21
Kaduna-18
Abia-15
Delta-10
Bayelsa-7
Zamfara-6

Total confirmed: 137,654
Total discharged: 111,639
Total deaths: 1,641