According to an update published on its Facebook page Friday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed that Nigeria recorded 3 COVID-19 related deaths and 161 new cases across 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), raising the country’s total infections to 205,926 while the fatality toll stands at 2,723.
The data revealed that Lagos State topped the chart with 45 cases while Kaduna registered 32 infections and Ondo State registered 28 new cases.
Kwara State came fourth with 12 cases and is closely followed by Rivers State with 11, while Edo State in the South-South recorded eight cases.
Ekiti, Niger and Zamfara States recorded five cases each. Also, the North-Central states of Plateau and Nasarawa recorded four and three cases respectively.
While the FCT recorded two cases, Oyo State in the South-West recorded a single case.
The NCDC added that seven states – Bauchi, Delta, Gombe, Kano, Ogun, Osun, and Sokoto States did not record any case on Friday.
The NCDC Data also showed that 193,798 people have been discharged, while 9,404 are still down with the disease.