The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced on its website that Nigeria yesterday recorded 184 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19 in Lagos, Kano, Abuja, Jigawa, and 18 other states. With thees new cases, the NCDC said the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has subsequently increased to 4,971. The agency also stated that six new COVID-19 fatalities were also recorded in the country.
The centre that is leading the war against COVID-19 in Nigeria said, 111 patients were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus, making the total number of recoveries rise to 1070. NCDC said, “On May 13, 2020, 184 new confirmed cases and six deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. “Till date, 4971 cases have been confirmed, 1070 cases have been discharged and 164 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory. “The 184 new cases are reported from 22 states as follows: 51-Lagos 23-Jigawa 16-Bauchi 16-Katsina 14-Kano 10-FCT 10-Rivers 9-Kwara 5-Delta 5-Kaduna 4-Sokoto 4-Oyo 3-Kebbi 3-Nasarawa 3-Osun 2-Ondo 1-Ebonyi 1-Edo 1-Enugu 1-Anambra 1-Plateau 1-Niger