Nigeria Records 184 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Infections Now 4,971
Nigeria has recorded 184 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 4,971.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily report on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, said the new cases were confirmed in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
184 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 13, 2020
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.
While nine new cases were recorded in Kwara state, Delta and Kaduna recorded 5, Sokoto and Oyo had four, and Kebbi, Nasarawa and Osun all recorded three cases each.
The NCDC also announced two cases for Ondo state, while Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Anambra, Plateau and Niger state all recorded one 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.