There are growing concerns over the sudden spike in the number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria 11 more deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this on Friday in its latest update on the outbreak of the disease in the country.
In a late-night tweet, it noted that the new deaths recorded have raised the toll from the disease in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory to 1,212.
Similarly, the health agency said 806 new cases were confirmed from 25 states and the nation’s capital.
Of the new infections, Lagos reported the highest figure – 287, followed by the FCT – 255, Kaduna – 36, Akwa Ibom – 29, Katsina – 25, and Rivers – 25.