Nigeria Covid-19 Cases Has Risen To 5,959 says NCDC
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 338 new cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5,959.
The NCDC said this on Saturday via its verified Twitter handle and website.
It also added that 177 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos.
“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; 338 new cases of #COVID19; 177-Lagos, 64-Kano, 21-FCT, 16-Rivers, 14-Plateau, 11-Oyo, 9-Katsina, 4-Jigawa, 4-Kaduna, 3-Abia, 3-Bauchi, 3-Borno, 2-Gombe, 2-Akwa Ibom, 2-Delta, 1-Ondo, 1-Kebbi, 1-Sokoto,” it said.