Covid-19 Update: Cases Rise Above 6000, NCDC Reports

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 216 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 6,175.

The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Monday.

It tweeted:

“On the 18th of May 2020, 216 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

Till date, 6175 cases have been confirmed, 1644 cases have been discharged and 191 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 216 new cases are reported from 15 states; 216 new cases of #COVID19; 74-Lagos 33-Katsina 19-Oyo 17-Kano 13-Edo 10-Zamfara 8-Ogun 8-Gombe 8-Borno 7-Bauchi 7-Kwara 4-FCT 3-Kaduna 3-Enugu 2-Rivers.”

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