Coronavirus strikes 10 Nigerians dead in one day

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, NCDC DG

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Nigeria on Friday recorded 10 new deaths arising from the deadly Coronavirus pandemic, taking its total deaths to 117.

According to the Coronavirus reports released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, late Friday, Nigeria recorded 10 new deaths.

Five of the 10 deaths were recorded from Kano, which takes its overall deaths to 18.

Lagos, with 33 deaths has the highest number of fatality, while Borno has 14 deaths.

Sokoto recorded one death on Friday to take its total to nine, while Katsina has recorded eight deaths so far from the pandemic.

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The Federal Capital Territory, Edo, Ogun and Osun have four Coronavirus deaths each, while Zamfara and Delta have three death cases each.

Others are: Kaduna, Oyo, Rivers and Akwa Ibom, two deaths each; while Bauchi, Jigawa, Nasarawa, Yobe and Ekiti have recorded one death each.