Nigeria records 245 Covid-19 cases as total hit 7,261

Nigeria on Friday recorded 245 cases of coronavirus.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a tweet on Friday.

According to the agency, Lagos recorded the highest number with 131 cases, while Jigawa State followed with 16 cases.

NCDC wrote, “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.”

Recorded cases:

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

Meanwhile, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday successfully validating the first phase of the viral Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) extraction which should enable local production of cheap testing kits for coronavirus.

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The validation took place in the laboratory of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) in Abuja.

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