COVID-19 Updates: NCDC confirms 806 new cases, 11 new deaths


The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, announced 806 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country.

The health agency disclosed that Lagos had the highest record of the new cases with-287, FCT-255, Kaduna-36, Akwa Ibom-29, Katsina-25, Rivers-25, Kwara-21, Bauchi-19, Kano-15, Ondo-14, Plateau-13, Yobe-12, Nasarawa-11, Ebonyi-9, Gombe-8, Abia-7, Delta-4, Imo-4, Osun-3, Anambra-2, Borno-2, Cross River-1, Edo-1, Ekiti-1, Jigawa-1 and Ogun-1.

The agency said 11 new deaths occurred in the country in the last 24 hours, as the fatality figure stood at 1,212.

The data from the agency disclosed that 374 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours as the figure of discharged cases stood at 66,775 while 8,317 cases were still active in the country.

NCDC explained that the total reported deaths for Friday included a cumulative of 6 deaths recorded in Gombe State over two days.

Total confirmed cases in Nigeria – 77,013

Total discharged cases – 67,484

Total deaths – 1,212

Breakdown of total cases by state is as follows:

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