The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 381 new cases of coronavirus, which is the highest Nigeria has ever recorded in 24 hours since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country.
On its Twitter page on Thursday night, NCDC said a total of 3,526 cases have now been recorded in 34 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
The number of fatalities in the country increased from 103 to 107, while recoveries increased from 534 to 601.
“381 new cases of #COVID19; 183-Lagos 55-Kano 44-Jigawa 19-Zamfara 19-Bauchi 11-Katsina 9-Borno 8-Kwara 7-Kaduna 6-Gombe 5-Ogun 4-Sokoto 3-Oyo 3-Rivers 2-Niger 1-Akwa Ibom 1-Enugu 1-Plateau 3526 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 601 Deaths: 107″
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 7, 2020