By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday night said that 329 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded.
The agency which confirmed this on its Twitter handle, said the fresh cases were recorded in 20 states of the federation and Abuja.
It added that seven people died from complications resulting from the virus on Friday.
Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 966 to 973.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 48,445.
Meanwhile, 35,998 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as at Friday night.
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following: Lagos (113), Kaduna (49), FCT (33), Plateau (24), Kano (16), Edo (15), Ogun (14), Delta (13), Osun (10), Oyo (8), and Ekiti (6).
Others are – Bayelsa (6), Akwa Ibom (5), Borno (4), Enugu (4), Ebonyi (3), Rivers (2), Bauchi (1), Nasarawa (1), Gombe (1) and, Niger (1).
The NCDC said: “48,445 cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.
“Discharged: 35,998 AND Deaths: 973.
The released reports are as follows:
Lagos-113 Kaduna-49 FCT-33 Plateau-24 Kano-16 Edo-15 Ogun-14 Delta-13 Osun-10 Oyo-8 Ekiti-6 Bayelsa-6 Akwa Ibom-5 Borno-4 Enugu-4 Ebonyi-3 Rivers-2 Bauchi-1 Nasarawa-1 Gombe-1 Niger-1 48,445 confirmed 35,998 discharged 973 deaths.
State by state breakdown: