245 new persons tests positive to COVID-19 in Nigeria, total case now 7,261

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245 new persons have just tested positive to the Coronavirus disease bringing the total positive cases to 7,261.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this in a late night tweet on Friday.

The Heath agency in a series of tweet announced that out of the 245 cases, Lagos recorded the highest with 131 new cases.

Other highlighted cases include: 16 in Jigawa, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Borno, 9 in Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Ebonyi.

The second epicenter of the disease in Nigeria, Kano recorded 8 new cases, while Kwara recorded 7, Katsina with 5 new cases, Akwa Ibom and Sokoto recorded 3 new cases each, Bauchi and Yobe recorded 2 new cases each.

Recording the lowest, Anambra, Gombe, Niger, Ondo, Plateau, FCT and Bayelsa recorded one case each.

A total of 2,007 persons have been discharged while death toll has increased to 221.




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