Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Nigeria records 148 new cases of coronavirus, total now 2,950

Nigeria has recorded 148 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, taking its overall total to 2,950.

In the figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, late last night, Lagos topped with 43 new infections, while Kano ramps up 32 new cases.

“On the 5th of May 2020, 148 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.


“Till date, 2,950 cases have been confirmed, 481 cases have been discharged and 98 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC said on its website.

According to the NCDC, the 148 new cases were reported from 16 states- Lagos (43), Kano (32), Katsina (9), Zamfara (14), FCT (10), , Taraba (7), Borno (7), Ogun (6), Oyo (5), Edo (3), Kaduna (3), Adamawa (2), Gombe (2), Plateau (1), Sokoto (1), Kebbi (1).

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