HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 148 New cases

Nigeria had on Tuesday, recorded 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,950, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC disclosed this in a tweet on their official handle on Tuesday night.

“On the 5th of May 2020, 148 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

A state by state breakdown

“Till date, 2950 cases have been confirmed, 481 cases have been discharged and 98 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 148 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos(43), Kano(32), Katsina(9), FCT(10), Zamfara(14), Taraba(7), Borno(7), Ogun(6), Oyo(5), Edo(3), Kaduna(3), Adamawa(2), Gombe(2), Plateau(1), Sokoto(1), Kebbi(1)”

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 254,532 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Tuesday.

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