Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise to 59,992 as NCDC announces 151 new cases

Nigeria, on Friday, announced that it has recorded 151 new cases of novel coronavirus in the country.

This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, via a tweet on its official Twitter handle

Lagos recorded 71 of the 151 cases, followed by Ogun with 26, and Kaduna with 17.

The rest are: “Osun – 10, Oyo – 8, FCT – 6, Rivers – 6, Plateau – 5, Akwa Ibom – 1, Ekiti-1”

The total confirmed cases so far in Nigeria now stands at 59,992 of which 51,614 have been discharged.

However, the infection has claimed

1,113 lives.