Nigeria has recorded 238 new circumstances of COVID-19 as deaths rose to 68, the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) stated in a tweet on Friday.
The brand new circumstances deliver the nation’s variety of whole infections to 2,170.
238 new circumstances of #COVID19;
2170 confirmed circumstances of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Deaths: 68 pic.twitter.com/0sWoV3sATV
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) Could 1, 2020
For the second consecutive day, Kano recorded the very best variety of circumstances within the nation with 92 infections. The FCT posted 36 circumstances and Lagos reported 30.
The variety of infections has risen as a result of elevated capability for testing throughout the nation, the NCDC has stated.
Earlier on Friday, the NCDC Director-Common, Chikwe Ihekweazu stated at a press briefing Nigeria had examined about 2,000 samples on Thursday, the nation’s highest.