By Shola Abayomi.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 245 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 7261.
The agency, in a tweet on Friday night disclosed that Lagos, Jigawa, Kwara and 18 other states and the Federal Capital Territory had witnessed a surge in infections, with Lagos recording more than half of the cases.
The NCDC also reported 10 new Covid-19 deaths, adding that 100 more patients had been discharged, bringing the nationwide recovery toll to 2007.
It tweeted: “245 new cases of #COVID19;
“7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Meanwhile, the Kwara State government has announced confirmation of 9 new cases of Covid-19; contradicting the NCDC which reported 7 new infections in the state.
This was disclosed in an infographic shared on Twitter by the State Covid-19 Taskforce.