COVID-19: Nigeria records 176 new cases, total now 5621

COVID-19: Nigeria records 176 new cases, total now 5621

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19 which brought the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5621.

NCDC also said that five new patients have been confirmed dead in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 176.

The 176 new cases were reported from 14 states:  Lagos (95), Oyo (31), FCT (11), Niger (8),Borno (8), Jigawa (6), Kaduna (4), Anambra (3), Edo (2), Rivers (2), Nasarawa (2), Bauchi (2), Benue  (1), Zamfara (1)

The NCDC noted that no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours.

The health agency said that as at May 16, 5621 cases have been confirmed with 3973 Active Cases, 1472 discharged cases and 176 deaths in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.