No less than 245 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with 93 deaths and 417 recoveries.
With the 245 new cases, Nigeria now has a total of 2802 cases, 417 recoveries, and 93 deaths.
Announcing the new cases through its Twitter handle, the NCDC divided them into states as follows: 76-Lagos
The NCDC further explained on its collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Health, World Health Organisation, WHO on samples collection at the local government level.
It stated: “In Lagos, we are working with @LSMOH, @WHO and other partners in the operationalisation of sample collection sites in Local Governments, for #COVID19 diagnosis.
“This is part of our strategy to ensure cases are detected early. #TakeResponsibility”