Coronavirus news in Nigeria on Saturday took a fresh twist with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announcing new cases as total nears 8000.
The made this known in a tweet on Friday night, while the nation woke up to the latest coronavirus news in Nigeria on Saturday morning.
According to the agency, Lagos recorded the highest number with 131 cases, while Jigawa State followed with 16 cases.
NCDC wrote thus; “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.”
245 new cases of #COVID19;
7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Deaths: 221 pic.twitter.com/ITAGBMdXtB
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 22, 2020