Covid-19 Update: Total Jump 7,526 As NCDC Reports More 265 Cases
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest report on the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria has confirmed 7,526 cases as at May 23rd.
Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa has conducted about 43,000 tests for the virus. Of the total confirmed cases,
NCDC noted 2,174 patients were lucky to recover from the infection and unfortunately, 221 people lost their lives to the virus.
Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease in Nigeria recorded 133 new cases while Oyo recorded 32.
Other states with new cases along with Lagos and Oyo, that totalled 265 (total newly confirmed cases) include: 28-Edo; 23-Ogun; 22-FCT; 6-Plateau; 5-Kaduna; 3-Borno; 3-Niger; 2-Kwara; 2-Bauchi; 2-Anambra; 2-Enugu.