The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 347 new cases of COVID-19 with Lagos topping the list of states.
Data from the NCDC late on Friday showed that new infections were reported in seven states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Lagos had 265 cases, a wide margin from Imo which had the second-highest number of cases with 47 infections.
Other states with fresh cases are Rivers – 15, Edo – 11, FCT – 4, Akwa Ibom – 2, Plateau – 2, and Bayelsa – 1.
The new cases take the country’s total infections to 257,637, and the death toll to 3,144.
Of the 257,637 cases recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria in February 2020, Lagos State accounts for 100,641 infections followed by the FCT and the Rivers with 28,763 and 16,826 cases, respectively.
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
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