Covid-19 Update: Nigeria Records 242 New Cases As Total Stands At 4,641

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, confirmed 242 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total confirmed cases to 4,641.

The centre made this known via its verified Twitter handle.

It tweeted: “242 new cases of #COVID19; 88-Lagos, 64-Kano, 49-Katsina, 13-Kaduna, 9-Ogun, 6-Gombe 4-Adamawa, 3-FCT, 1-Ondo, 1-Oyo, 1–Rivers, 1-Zamfara, 1-Borno, 1-Bauchi.”

“On the 11th of May 2020, 242 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 4641 cases have been confirmed, 902 cases have been discharged and 150 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 242 new cases are reported from 14 states.

The NCDC apologised to the Nasarawa State government for erroneously announcing two deaths in the state.

“On the 10th of April 2020, we erroneously announced 2 new deaths in Nasarawa. There was 1 death in Nasarawa reported on the 10th of April.

“We apologise to the State Government for this error and remain committed to providing accurate data,” it said.

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