COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 10,819 as fatalities hit 314

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Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed 241 new cases of COVID-19 infections, taking the total to a new high of 10,819 with 3,239 cases discharged so far and 314 deaths recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which reeled out this data on its twitter handle on Tuesday night, said 15 coronavirus related deaths were also recorded in the country within the past 24 hours.

NCDC said of the 241 new cases, Lagos had 142, Oyo – 15, FCT – 13, Kano – 12 and Edo – 11.

Others are Delta – 10, Kaduna – 9, Rivers – 9, Borno – 8, Jigawa – 4, Gombe – 3, Plateau – 3, Osun – 1 and Bauchi – 1.