11 die of COVID-19 in Nigeria as daily cases nosedive

Rivers and Osun states led with four COVID-19 related deaths on Friday, recording four each.

The eight were among the 11 declared by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, raising death toll to 2,211.

Ogun recorded two deaths and Oyo one death.

While the death toll in Rivers has increased to 104, Oyo has 146, Ogun 64 and Osun 59.

The NCDC also reported a fall in daily COVID-19 cases, from 753 on Thursday to 636 on Friday.


Active cases are on the rise, nevertheless. From 11, 891 to 12,366.

“Till date, 181297 cases have been confirmed, 166709 cases have been discharged.

“And 2211 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”, NCDC announced.

Here is a breakdown of the cases for Friday:

Lagos-291
Rivers-117
Taraba-58
Akwa Ibom-54
Kwara-28
Ekiti-14
Ogun-14
FCT-13
Oyo-11
Edo-9
Osun-6
Bayelsa-5
Delta-4
Gombe-4
Abia-3
Plateau-3
Sokoto-1
181,297 confirmed
166,709 discharged
2,211 deaths

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