The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 248 new COVID-19 cases.
According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria also recorded 17 more deaths from the pandemic, taking the country’s death toll to 143 with total recoveries rising to 778.
81 of the new cases were in Lagos State, 35 in Jigawa, while Borno and Kano states each had 26 new confirmed cases.
21 cases were confirmed for Bauchi, 13 in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, 12 in Edo, 10 in Sokoto and 7 in Zamfara.
Kwara and Kebbi each had 4 new cases; Gombe, Taraba, Ogun and Ekiti each had 2 cases, while Osun and Bayelsa had 1 case each.