Featured News Nigeria records 338 new coronavirus cases, total now 5,959

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Nigeria records 338 new coronavirus cases, total now 5,959

Featured News Nigeria records 338 new coronavirus cases, total now 5,959

Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 10

Nigeria has recorded 338 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 5,959.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Sunday.

Newsmen report that six patients died of coronavirus-related complications in the last 24 hours in Nigeria.

Data obtained from the NCDC’s website showed that there are no fewer than 4,183 active cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

The centre said, “On the 17th of May 2020, 338 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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

“Till date, 5959 cases have been confirmed, 1594 cases have been discharged and 182 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 338 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos(177), Kano(64), FCT(21), Rivers(16), Plateau(14), Oyo(11), Katsina(9), Jigawa(4), Kaduna(4), Abia(3), Bauchi(3), Borno(3),Gombe(2), Akwa Ibom(2), Delta(2), Ondo(1), Kebbi(1), Sokoto(1).”

A further breakdown of the data showed that 122 COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged across the country on Sunday.

It also showed that 26 per cent of infected persons have recovered from the virus in Nigeria while three per cent died.

States Affected
No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)
No. of Cases (on admission)
No. Discharged
No. of Deaths

Lagos
2,550
1,958
556
36

Kano
825
678
111
36

FCT
418
303
108
7

Katsina
248
207
29
12

Bauchi
215
143
69
3

Borno
215
111
81
23

Jigawa
201
130
68
3

Ogun
145
73
67
5

Kaduna
142
84
55
3

Gombe
126
34
90
2

Oyo
118
67
47
4

Sokoto
113
34
66
13

Edo
95
55
35
5

Zamfara
74
35
34
5

Kwara
58
45
12
1

Rivers
51
27
21
3

Osun
42
7
31
4

Plateau
35
24
10
1

Yobe
32
28
3
1

Kebbi
32
11
17
4

Nasarawa
31
25
5
1

Delta
27
10
12
5

Niger
22
16
5
1

Adamawa
21
10
11
0

Ondo
20
6
13
1

Ekiti
19
5
13
1

Akwa Ibom
18
4
12
2

Taraba
17
16
1
0

Enugu
12
10
2
0

Ebonyi
9
8
1
0

Imo
7
5
2
0

Bayelsa
6
1
5
0

Anambra
5
4
1
0

Benue
5
5
0
0

Abia
5
4
1
0

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