Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections near 40,000 with 591 new cases

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections near 40,000 with 591 new cases

Nigeria has recorded 591 new cases of COVID-19.

According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC on Friday night,  the total number of infections in the country is now 39, 539

The tweet revealed that Oyo State had the highest number of infections on Friday with 191 cases, with Lagos State following with 168 cases.

Other states read as follows: FCT-61 Ondo-29 Osun-26 Ebonyi-24 Edo-23 Ogun-14 Rivers-13 Akwa Ibom-12 Kaduna-10 Katsina-6 Borno-4 Ekiti-3 Delta-3 Imo-3 Niger-1

So far, 16,559 patients have been discharged with 845 deaths recorded.