By: Francis Okonji
A total number of 146 new cases of the novel coronavirus, has been confirmed in the country.
This brings the total infections to 4,787 as at May 12, 2020.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via a tweet late Tuesday
Of the 146 cases, NCDC stated that 57 were from Lagos, 27 from Kano, 10 in Kwara, nine in Edo, eight in Bauchi, seven in Yobe, and four each in Kebbi and Oyo states.
Other states with new cases include Niger and Katsina, each with three cases, while Plateau, Borno, Sokoto, and Benue, recorded two cases each. Gombe, Enugu, Ebonyi, Ogun, FCT, and Rivers states posted one case each
According to the NCDC, the total number of discharged patient rose to 959, while the total number of fatality stands at 158.
4787 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Deaths: 158 pic.twitter.com/vlqzSxqacq
- NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 12, 2020