No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus – related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday ,
Three other patients also died of COVID – 19 in Bauchi, Kaduna and Sokoto.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known in its 70 th Situation Report on COVID – 19 published on Saturday.
According to the report , 10 COVID – 19 fatalities were recorded in the country as of 11 .30 pm on Friday .
The 10 new COVID – 19 fatalities bring the total deaths recorded in the country to 117 .
Of the 117 fatalities , 33 died in Lagos , Kano , 18 ; FCT , four ; Borno , 14 ; Katsina , eight ; Bauchi, one; Ogun , four; Kaduna, two; Sokoto , nine ; Jigawa , one; Edo , four; Zamfara , three ; Oyo , two; Osun , four; Nasarawa , one; Rivers , two; Delta , three ; Akwa Ibom, two; Yobe , one and Ekiti one.
Part of the report read , “386 cases were reported in the last 24 hours in 20 states – Lagos ( 176 ) , Kano ( 65 ) , Katsina ( 31 ) , FCT ( 20 ) , Borno ( 17 ) , Bauchi ( 15 ) , Nasarawa ( 14 ) , Ogun ( 13 ) , Plateau ( 10 ) , Oyo ( four) , Sokoto ( four) , Rivers ( four) , Kaduna ( three ) , Edo ( two) , Ebonyi ( two) , Ondo ( two) , Enugu ( one) , Imo ( one) , Gombe ( one) and Osun ( one) .
“No new state recorded a confirmed COVID – 19 case in the last 24 hours . The total number of states including FCT that have reported at least one confirmed case in Nigeria is still 35 ( 34 states + FCT ) .
“Seventy- eight cases were discharged in the last 24 hours in twelve ( 12 ) states – Lagos ( 42 ) , Gombe ( 10 ) , Ogun ( 10 ) , Oyo ( three ) , Sokoto ( three ) , Edo ( two) , Ekiti ( two) , Rivers ( two) , Delta ( one) , Kano ( one) , Kwara ( one) and Niger ( one) .
“ Ten deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in five states – Kano ( five ) , Ogun ( two ) , Bauchi ( one) , Kaduna ( one) and Sokoto ( one) .”