Nigeria records 184 new cases of COVID-19; total hits 4,971

Nigeria records highest single day Coronavirus cases of 381


Nigeria records 184 new cases of COVID-19; total hits 4,971Nigeria recorded 184 new cases of coronavirus in bringing the total infections in the country to 4,971.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which announced this on its twitter handle late on Wednesday, also said that six new fatalities were recorded from the infection, while 111 patients were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus, making the total number of recoveries rise to 1,070.

NCDC said, “On the 13th of May 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- Lagos (51), Jigawa (23), Bauchi (16), Katsina (16), Kano (14), FCT (10), Rivers (10), Kwara (9), Delta (5), Kaduna (5), Sokoto (4), Oyo (4), Kebbi (3), Nasarawa (3), Osun (3), Ondo (2), Ebonyi (1), Edo (1), Enugu (1), Anambra (1), Plateau (1), Niger (1).”

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