By Binebai Princewill
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 245 new cases, bringing the total number across the country to 7261 with Bayelsa State recording one new case.
The NCDC noted that Nigeria has recorded 221 deaths as well as 2007 discharged cases.
This was obtained from the verified Twitter handle of the NCDC by The Liberator Newspaper.
The statement from NCDC reads in full below:
245 new cases of #COVID19;
7261 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria