The number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 5,445 as 288 new cases were confirmed on Friday by the Nigeira Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
NCDC in its tweeter handle tweeted that 288 new cases were confirmed out of which Lagos State which has remain the epicentre of the disease has 179 new cases with Kaduna 20.
The NCDC also stated that from its records, 1,320 patients have been discharged nationwide after testing negative twice to the virus and that it recorded 171 death rate so far.
“288 new cases of #COVID19;
5445 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Deaths: 171,” it tweeted.