The total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria almost stands at 5,000 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 184 new cases in a tweet late on Wednesday.
As of now, the total infections has risen to 4,971. According to the NCDC, 51 new cases were found in Lagos, 23 in Jigawa, 16 in Bauchi, 14 in Kano, 10 in the FCT, and 10 in Rivers.
Kwara state reported nine new cases, Delta and Kaduna each had five new cases, Sokoto and Oyo had four cases; the trio of Kebbi, Nasarawa and Osun reported three new cases; Ondo recorded two new cases, while Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Anambra, Plateau and Niger all reported once case each.
While the number of discharged cases grew to 1,070, the NCDC said six more people had died from the virus since Tuesday, bringing the nation’s total toll to 164.
At least 4,305,340 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories with over 200,000 deaths. Of these active cases, at least 1,473,700 are now considered recovered.
184 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 13, 2020
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