COVID-19: Nigeria Records 245 New Cases, Total Infections Now 7,261

 COVID-19: Nigeria Records 245 New Cases, Total Infections Now 7,261

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 245 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total infections in the country to 7,261.

The health Centre confirmed the new figures via it’s verified Twitter handle late Friday, May 23, 2020.

According to the NCDC, 131 of the new cases came from Lagos, 16 from Jigawa, 13 from Ogun, 12 from Borno and nine each from Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Ebonyi.

Other states with new cases include Kwara with seven, Katsina with five, Akwa Ibom and Sokoto each with three, Bauchi and Yobe each with two new cases.

Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, the FCT and Bayelsa, all recorded one new case each.

The total number of recovered patients was put at 2,007, while 221 death toll have been recorded.

Funbi Bello

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