Nigeria records 245 new COVID-19 cases, total now 2,802

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Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which made this known on its website on Monday, also said that the number of patients that have died from coronavirus-related complications have increased to 93.

It said, “On the 4th of May 2020, 245 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 2,802 cases have been confirmed, 417 cases have been discharged and 93 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 245 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos (76), Katsina (37), Kano (23), FCT (19), Jigawa (32), Borno (18), Edo (10), Bauchi (9), Adamawa (6) Oyo (5), Ogun (5), Ekiti (1), Osun (1), Benue (1), Niger (1), Zamfara (1).”

Confirmed cases by state

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos1,18389925430
Kano36535078
FCT297254403
Borno10086014
Gombe969600
Ogun8571122
Katsina837067
Kaduna8170101
Bauchi807460
Sokoto665718
Edo6248104
Oyo392892
Jigawa393801
Osun373304
Delta171322
Akwa Ibom164102
Kwara16880
Rivers141022
Yobe131201
Ondo131030
Zamfara131201
Ekiti12921
Adamawa121200
Kebbi121200
Nasarawa111100
Enugu8620
Taraba8800
Ebonyi5500
Bayelsa5500
Niger4310
Plateau3300
Abia2110
Benue2200
Imo2200
Anambra1010