Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in one week

May 13, 2020 |

Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of novel coronavirus increased to 4,787 after 146 new infections were announced on Monday by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

It is the lowest in the last one week as the country recorded 148 cases on May 6.

Nigeria also announced more six deaths on Tuesday, according to NCDC.

NCDC said in a late evening tweet that the new cases were reported from 20 states.

They include 57-Lagos, 27-Kano, 10-Kwara, 9-Edo, 8-Bauchi, 7-Yobe, 4-Oyo, 4-Kebbi, 3-Niger, 3-Katsina, 2-Plateau, 2-Sokoto, 2-Benue, 2-Borno, 1-Ebonyi, 1-Gombe, 1-FCT, 1-Enugu, 1-Rivers, 1-Ogun.

The number of infected cases in Nigeria has been increasing at a rapid rate.

No new state has reported a case so far. Cases have been reported in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and 34 states. Only Kogi and Cross River States haven’t reported any case.

Up to date, 4787 cases have been reported, 959 cases have covered and been discharged at the hospitals, and 158 deaths have been confirmed in 34 states and the FCT.

While Lagos State remains the center for the pandemic in the country, cases in Borno and Kano States have gone one to increase significantly.

A breakdown of all the confirmed cases shows that 4, 787 infected cases have been reported in Nigeria since February. Of that number, 3,670 cases are still positive, 959 have been discharged, and 158 deaths have been confirmed.

Lagos has reported 1,990 cases, followed by Kano – 693, FCT – 360, Katsina – 208, Bauchi – 190, Borno – 188, Ogun – 127, Jigawa – 118, Gombe – 119, Kaduna – 111, Sokoto – 108, Edo – 88, Oyo – 69, Zamfara – 73, Osun – 39, Kwara – 44, Kebbi – 28, Nasarawa – 25, Rivers – 23, Adamawa – 21, Plateau – 21, Yobe – 20, Akwa Ibom – 17, Delta – 17, Ondo – 16, Ekiti – 15, Taraba – 15, Enugu – 11, Ebonyi – 8, Bayelsa – 6, Niger – 6, Imo – 4, Benue – 3, Abia – 2, and Anambra – 1.

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