COVID-19: 11 Patients Confirmed Dead In Nigeria As Death Toll Jumps To 2,211 – NCDC Reports

According to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) 11 patients has been reportedly confirmed dead from the deadly Coronavirus on Friday in Nigeria.

The federal agency disclosed this via its verified website on Saturday morning, said the country’s death from the pandemic now stood at 2,211.

It added that the country confirmed 636 additional infections on Friday, 117 fewer than the 753 cases recorded on Thursday.

The development bring COVID-19 total cases to 181,297.

According to the agency additional 636 infections were confirmed in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos State, the epicentre of the COVID-19 in Nigeria, recorded the most on Friday with 291 cases, followed by Rivers with 117 cases.

Taraba state registered 58; Akwa Ibom 54; Kwara 28; Ekiti and
Ogun recorded 14 infections each.

Also, FCT recorded 13 new cases; Oyo State 11; Edo 9; Osun 6; Bayelsa 5; Delta and Gombe 4 each; Abia and Plateau 3 each and Sokoto State 1.