By Ralph Chris-Izokpu
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night announced 170 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2,558.
The NCDC also announced that 15 recoveries and two deaths were recorded in Nigeria all through Sunday.
According to NCDC in its official Twitter handle, “170 new cases of #COVID19; 39-Lagos, 29-Kano, 24-Ogun, 18-Bauchi, 15-Kaduna, 12-FCT, 12-Sokoto, 8-Katsina, 7-Borno, 3-Nasarawa, 2-Adamawa, 1-Oyo. As at 11: 55 mp 2558 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria with 400 Discharged and 87 Deaths.
As of May 3rd 2020, 34 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Nigeria have recorded at least one confirmed case of COVID19.
“The 170 new cases of #COVID19; was recorded from 12 states of; 39-Lagos, 29-Kano, 24-Ogun, 18-Bauchi, 15-Kaduna, 12-FCT, 12-Sokoto, 8-Katsina, 7-Borno, 3-Nasarawa, 2-Adamawa, 1-Oyo.
“For a breakdown of confirmed cases by States, as at 11:55mp May; Lagos State currently, had 1107, FCT-278, Kano-342, Ogun-80 Osun-34, Gombe-92 Katsina-46, Borno-82, Edo-43, Oyo-34, Kwara-14, Akwa Ibom-16, Bauchi-71, Kaduna-81, Ekiti-11, Ondo-13, Delta-17, Rivers-14, Jigawa-7, Enugu-4, Niger-3, Abia-2, Zamfara-9, Sokoto-66, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-6, Plateau-1, Imo-2, Taraba 8, Bayelsa 5, Ebonyi 3, Kebbi 2, Nasarawa-12, Yobe 4”