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Nigeria Confirms 238 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Cases Rise To 2,170

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Nigeria has announced 238 new cases of COVID-19 as cases rise to 2,170 while death rose to 68, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed in a tweet on Friday.

The new cases bring the country’s number of total infections to 2,170.

238 new cases of #COVID19;
92-Kano
36-FCT
30-Lagos
16-Gombe
10-Bauchi
8-Delta
6-Oyo
5-Zamfara
5-Sokoto
4-Ondo
4-Nasarawa
3-Kwara
3-Edo
3-Ekiti
3-Borno
3-Yobe
2-Adamawa
1-Niger
1-Imo
1-Ebonyi
1-Rivers
1-Enugu

2170 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Discharged: 351
Deaths: 68
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 1, 2020

For the second consecutive day, Kano recorded the highest number of cases in the country with 92 infections. The FCT posted 36 cases and Lagos reported 30.

The number of infections has risen due to the increased capacity for testing across the country, the NCDC has said.

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