The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 242 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections in the country to 4,641.
The healthy agency disclosed the reports in a tweet late on Monday noting that 88 new cases in Lagos, 64 in Kano, 49 in Katsina and 13 in Kaduna.
While Ogun state had nine cases, Gombe six, Adamawa four, and the FCT three. Six other states – Ondo, Oyo, Rivers, Zamfara, Borno, and Bauchi – reported one case each.
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 283,978 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from John Hopkins University.
At least 4,148,350 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 195 countries and territories. Of these, at least 1,396,200 are now considered recovered.
242 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 11, 2020
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