Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases shoot past 4,000

Posted by News Express | 10 May 2020 | 1,713 times

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Nigeria has reported 239 new COVID-19 cases, lifting the total number of infections in the country to 4,151 cases.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the new cases in a tweet on Saturday night.

According to the agency, 97 of the cases were in Lagos, 44 in Bauchi, 29 in Kano and 19 in Katsina.

Borno State had 17 cases the Federal Capital Territory had seven cases, Kwara had six, Oyo had five, while Kaduna, Sokoto and Adamawa states had three cases each.

Kebbi, Ogun, and Plateau states each had two cases, while Ekiti had one new case.

239 new cases of #COVID19;

97-Lagos

44-Bauchi

29-Kano

19-Katsina

17-Borno

7-FCT

6-Kwara

5-Oyo

3-Kaduna

3-Sokoto

2-Adamawa

2-Kebbi

2-Plateau

2-Ogun

1-Ekiti

4151 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria

Discharged: 745

Deaths: 128 pic.twitter.com/tVlNJr4AjL

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 9, 2020

  • Text (excluding headline) courtesy of Channels TV.


Source: News Express

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