Covid-19 Update: Death Toll Hits 200 As Total Cases Rise To 6,667
Nigeria has recorded 200 death in total as at Wednesday, 20 May as 284 new cases were reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) bringing the cumulative number of people infected with coronavirus since the start of the pandemic to 6,677.
This was gathered from the NCDC daily update via its social media handle.
Of Wednesdays figure, 199 are in Lagos and 26 in Rivers, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control late Wednesday.
The breakdown shows:
On the same day, dozens were discharged from hospital after treatment–17 in Lagos and 91 in Gombe.
A total of 1,840 had recovered from the virus.
The death toll from Covid-19 reached 200 on Wednesday.