Coronavirus infections jump to 7,016, Lagos in sharp lead

Coronavirus infections in Nigeria jumped to 7,016 with 339 new cases recorded on Thursday.

Lagos has continued to record a spike in infections, ramping up 139 new cases, while Kano and Oyo came a distant second with 28 new cases each.

Edo, Katsina, Kaduna, Jigawa, Yobe, Plateau and FCT recorded 25, 22, 18, 14, 13, 13 and 11 new cases respectively.

The nation recorded 11 deaths on Thursday to take the overall deaths so far to 211, while 1,907 patients who recovered from the virus have been discharged.Others are, Gombe, eight cases; Ogun, five cases; Bauchi and Nasarawa, four cases each; Delta, three cases; Ondo, two cases, while Rivers and Adamawa recorded one case each.

Coronavirus struck four Lagosians dead, according to the Lagos State Government.

This brings to 42 the total number of people who have died of the virus in Lagos since the outbreak of the epidemic. – The News.

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