No report from Lagos as NCDC logs 7 deaths , 444 COVID-19 cases - P.M. News

No report from Lagos as NCDC logs 7 deaths , 444 COVID-19 cases

Testing for Coronavirus at Yaba Laboratory

No COVID-19 report from Lagos

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), recorded seven more COVID-19-related deaths on Friday and 444 new cases from 20 states and Abuja.

Lagos did not send its Friday report, which may account for the lower daily count, compared with 631 cases posted on Thursday.

According to NCDC, the death toll from the virus has risen to 2,494.

Confirmed cases also rose to 194,088.

Active cases increased from 11,862 reported on Thursday to 11,914 announced on Friday.

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Without Lagos input, Edo accounted for the highest number of infections with 71 cases.

Akwa-Ibom confirmed 49, cases, Kwara and Oyo had 49 each, while Kaduna recorded 21 infections.

Here is the full breakdown:

Edo-71
Akwa Ibom-49
Kwara-49
Oyo-49
Rivers-38
Kaduna-21
Ekiti-20
FCT-19
Kastina-19
Anambra-17
Delta-16
Kano-16
Bauchi-14
Ogun-11
Bayelsa-9
Benue-9
Cross River-7
Nasarawa-5
Jigawa-2
Zamfara-2
Enugu-1
194,088 confirmed
179,679 discharged
2,495 deaths