Nigeria Confirms 216 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 6175

Published On: May 19, 2020, 7:15 am
Author: success Xenab
-- Online (m) at 19-05-2020 07:15AM

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has comfirmed 216 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in to country to 6,175.

According to the NCDC, confirmed Coronavirus infections in Nigeria now stand at 6,175.

As usual, Lagos topped the chart of new cases with 74. Katsina reported 33 fresh cases and Oyo 19.

Kano recorded 17 cases; Edo 13 ; Zamfara 10 ; while Ogun, Gombe and Borno recorded eight cases each.

Bauchi and Kwara have seven cases each; FCT, four; Kaduna and Enugu, three cases each.

Lastly, River has two cases.

Nine deaths were recorded on Monday, taking the overall death toll to 191.

“On the 18th of May 2020, 216 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC wrote.
“The 216 new cases are reported from 15 states; 216 new cases of #COVID19; 74-Lagos 33-Katsina 19-Oyo 17-Kano 13-Edo 10-Zamfara 8-Ogun 8-Gombe 8-Borno 7-Bauchi 7-Kwara 4-FCT 3-Kaduna 3-Enugu 2-Rivers.
“Till date, 6175 cases have been confirmed, 1644 cases have been discharged and 191 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”