Nigeria’s Covid-19 Cases Now 2,950

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has increased to 2 , 950, this is after 148 new infections were recorded in the country on Tuesday .

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its official social media handle.

The NCDC noted that five patients died or coronavirus – related complications in the last 24 hours .

A breakdown of data obtained from the NCDC’ s handle showed that the country currently has 2 , 369 active COVID- 19 cases .

It twitted, “ On the 5th of May 2020, 146 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours .
“ Till date , 2948 cases have been confirmed , 481 cases have been discharged and 98 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“ The 146 new cases are reported from 16 states – Lagos ( 43 ), Kano (32 ) , Katsina ( nine ) , FCT(10 ) , Zamfara ( 14 ), Taraba (seven ) , Borno ( seven ), Ogun( six ) , Oyo (five) , Edo(three ), Kaduna( three), Adamawa ( two ), Gombe (two ) , Plateau ( one ), Sokoto ( one ), Kebbi( one ). ”

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