Nigeria Records 226 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 6,401
Nigeria has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401.
Lagos remains the epicentre of the outbreak in Nigeria with 131 new cases recorded on Tuesday raising the state’s total to 2,755.
According to the agency 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state.
226 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 19, 2020
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 people have been released after recovery, while 192 people have died from complications.