Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 238

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that the six new cases were reported in Kwara, Edo, Rivers and Abuja, bringing the total number of people infected with COVID-19 to 238. 

Kwara State reported its first cases, meaning 14 states and the FCT have so far reported cases.

NCDC said 35 infected people have recovered and been discharged while five have died.

Lagos has 120 cases, FCT- 48, Osun- 20, Oyo- 9, Edo- 11 Bauchi- 6, Akwa Ibom and Kaduna- 5 each, Ogun- 4, Enugu, Ekiti, Kwara and Rivers have 2 cases each, while Benue and Ondo have one case each.

As at press time, total COVID-19 infections in the world stood at 1,331,032 with 73,917 deaths.