The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401.
The health agency who disclosed the news on Twitter late Tuesday noted that of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state.
Other states that have recorded new cases include Edo with 11 cases, Kaduna with seven, Oyo with six, the FCT and Adamawa with five each, Jigawa, Ebonyi and Borno with four each, Nasarawa with three cases, Bauchi and Gombe with two each and one each in Enugu and Bayelsa states.
A total of 1,734 persons have, however, recovered from the virus while the death toll now stands at 192.
Meanwhile, Lagos has remained the epicenter of the virus with a total of 2,755 cases and closely followed by Kano and the FCT with 842 and 427 cases respectively.
226 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 19, 2020
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