The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria has hit a total of 4641, following the 242 new cases confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
In a tweet, late Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 88 new cases in Lagos, 64 in Kano, 49 in Katsina, and 13 in Kaduna.
According to the health agency, Ogun state had nine cases, Gombe six, Adamawa four, and the FCT three.
Six other states – Ondo, Oyo, Rivers, Zamfara, Borno, and Bauchi – reported one case each.
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4641 cases of COVID19 in Nigeria
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 283,978 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Monday.
At least 4,148,350 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 195 countries and territories. Of these, at least 1,396,200 are now considered recovered.