313 new coronavirus cases reported in Nigeria

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday confirmed 313 new cases of coronvirus across the country.

A total of 7839 cases have now been recorded in 34 states and the FCT.


The number of recoveries is now 2263, while Nigeria has recorded 226 deaths.

There has been an increase in the number of cases reported across the states despite Nigeria’s low figure of people tested for the virus.


The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, during the presidential task force briefing on Thursday, cautioned Nigerians about their movements as the Ramadan ends.

Mr Mustapha while wishing Muslims a happy and safe Eid celebrations cautioned on the need to wear a mask, keep physical distance, avoid large congregations, avoid unnecessary inter-state travels and observe personal hygiene.

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