By Sunday Akintoye
Nigeria on Friday hit 58,000 COVID-19 cases after recording 213 new infections.
The country also recorded two new deaths as a result of the virus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The country has now recorded, in total, 58,062 new cases of the novel coronavirus, with 49,606 cases discharged and 1,103 deaths reported across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Friday’s new cases were reported from 17 states, including Lagos (51), Plateau (51), FCT (29), Rivers (18), Ondo (12), Oyo (9), Osun (8), Gombe (7), Ogun (7), Kaduna (5), Enugu (4), Edo (3), Jigawa (3), Kano (3), Benue (1), Delta (1), Sokoto (1)
Earlier on Friday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the death toll for the virus might hit two million if there is no relentless global action to combat the disease