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Nigeria Confirms 245 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 7,261

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Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed in a tweet on Friday night.

This brings the total number of infections in the country to 7,261.

The NCDC also said that 10 more patients died of COVID -19 related complications in the country.

It said, “On the 22nd of May 2020, 245 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 7,261 cases have been confirmed, 2,007 cases have been discharged and 221 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 245 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos (131), Jigawa(16), Ogun (13), Borno (12), Kaduna (9), Oyo (9), Rivers (9), Ebonyi (9), Kano (8), Kwara (7), Katsina (5), Akwa Ibom (3), Sokoto (3), Bauchi (2), Yobe (2), Anambra (1), Gombe (1), Niger (1), Ondo (1), Plateau (1), FCT(1), Bayelsa(1).”

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