Updated: February 24, 2021
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has skyrocketed above 1000, after 114 new infections were reported by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday.
At least 32 people have died from the deadly bug in Nigeria, including the defacto President, Abba Kyari, the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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“As at 11:30 pm 24th April there are 1095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 208. Deaths: 32,” NCDC tweeted.
Among the 114 new cases, 80 were confirmed in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, 5 in FCT, 2 in Zamfara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Sokoto.
Breakdown by states
As at 11:30 pm 24th April: