Coronavirus
Nigeria Reports 338 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Now Exceeding 5,959

Nigeria has reported 338 new coronavirus cases taking the country’s overall number of confirmed infections to 5,959. On Sunday the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed this.

Newsmen say six patients in Nigeria have died from coronavirus-related complications over the last 24 hours.

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.

“To date, 5959 cases have been reported, 1594 cases have been discharged, and 182 deaths in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory have been registered.

“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 revealed that on Sunday 122 COVID-19 patients were recovered and discharged throughout the region.

It also revealed that 26 per cent of sick citizens in Nigeria have healed from the virus while 3 per cent have 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
Ondo 20 6 13 1
Ekiti 19 5 13 1
Akwa Ibom 18 4 12 2
Taraba 17 16 1
Enugu 12 10 2
Ebonyi 9 8 1
Imo 7 5 2
Bayelsa 6 1 5
Anambra 5 4 1
Benue 5 5
Abia 5 4 1
READ ALSO  Manchester United Wants Messi

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here