COVID-19 cases reached 7261 in Nigeria, 221 deaths

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

Cases of the devastating COVID-19 virus in Nigeria have increased to 7261.

The Nigeria Disease Control Center (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed 245 new cases.

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According to the Center, “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. "

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari advised governors to cooperate with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) in controlling COVID-19 in order to achieve the goal of containing the virus.

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