The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed deaths of two COVID-19 patients in Lagos and Edo.
NCDC, through its verified Twitter account on Friday night, to make this known while announcing 20 new cases.
The centre, however, did not give further details of the victims.
The total number of confirmed cases in the country now stands at 210, while 25 patients have been discharged.
The NCDC said that of the 20 new cases, Lagos has 11, Abuja and Edo has three cases each; Osun- two and Ondo State has one case.
The breakdown of the cases by state shows that Lagos now has 109 cases; Abuja- 41; Osun- 22; Oyo- eight; Edo- seven; Akwa Ibom- five; Ogun and Kaduna four cases each.
Others are: Bauchi- three; Enugu and Ekiti- two cases each, while Rivers, Benue and Ondo State has one case respectively.
Data from the Africa Centre for Disease Control (AfricaCDC) shows that there are 7,028 COVID-19 cases, 284 deaths, and 561 recoveries in Africa.