COVID-19: Nigeria records 245 new cases, total now 7,261

NEWSCOVID-19: Nigeria records 245 new cases, total now 7,261Published 2 hours ago on May 22, 2020By Akintunde Babatunde

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 245 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country.



This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 7,261, NEWS DIRECT reports.

The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle and website on Friday. it also said that 131 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos.

“245 new cases of #COVID19; 131-Lagos 16-Jigawa 13-Ogun 12-Borno 9-Kaduna 9-Oyo 9-Rivers 9-Ebonyi 8-Kano 7-Kwara 5-Katsina 3-Akwa Ibom 3-Sokoto 2-Bauchi 2-Yobe 1-Anambra 1-Gombe 1-Niger 1-Ondo 1-Plateau 1-FCT 1-Bayelsa.”

245 new cases of #COVID19;
131-Lagos
16-Jigawa
13-Ogun
12-Borno
9-Kaduna
9-Oyo
9-Rivers
9-Ebonyi
8-Kano
7-Kwara
5-Katsina
3-Akwa Ibom
3-Sokoto
2-Bauchi
2-Yobe
1-Anambra
1-Gombe
1-Niger
1-Ondo
1-Plateau
1-FCT
1-Bayelsa
7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Discharged: 2007
Deaths: 221

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