Nigeria COVID-19 deaths now 487
The number of Nigeria COVID-19 infections is hurtling towards the 20,000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC confirmed 667 new cases on Friday.
Of the new infections, Lagos accounted for the highest number with 281, Abia with 48, Oyo 45 while the Federal Capital Territory, FCT had 38 cases, said the health agency in the latest tally released late Friday.
Other states with new cases include Ogun (37), Enugu (31), Ondo (23), Plateau (21), Edo (19), Delta (18), Rivers (18), Bayelsa (17), Akwa Ibom (17), Kaduna (14), Kano (12), Bauchi (9), Gombe (4), Osun (3), Benue (3), Kwara (3), Ekiti (2), and Borno (1).
The number of new Nigeria COVID-19 infections now brings the total number of cases to 19,147 while successfully discharged patients are 6,581.
Total fatality stands at 487.
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