Covid-19 Cases In Nigeria Increases To 2,802 As 245 New Cases Were Recorded

The total number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased to 2,802 after 245 new infections were recorded on Monday.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its Twitter handle.

The 245 new cases were recorded in Lagos, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Borno, Bauchi, FCT, Edo, Oyo, Adamawa, Ogun, Ekiti, Osun, Benue, Niger, Zamfara.

It tweeted: 245 new cases of #COVID19; 76-Lagos, 37-Katsina, 32-Jigawa, 23-Kano, 19-FCT, 18-Borno, 10-Edo, 9-Bauchi, 6-Adamawa, 5-Oyo, 5-Ogun, 1-Ekiti, 1-Osun, 1-Benue, 1-Niger, 1-Zamfara. 417 have been discharged with 93 deaths recorded.”

The centre explained that nine cases previously announced as discharged cases were reported in error. Therefore, there are 417 cases that have been discharged.

“One case reported in Nasarawa was a repeat test. The state has a total of 11 confirmed cases,” it said.

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