Nigeria Records 242 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 4,641

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Nigeria on Monday recorded 242 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 4,641.

In a tweet late Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the news.

It posted, “On the 11th of May 2020, 242 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 4641 cases have been confirmed, 902 cases have been discharged and 150 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 242 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos (88), Kano(64), Katsina(49), Kaduna(13), Ogun(9), Gombe(6), Adamawa(4), FCT(3), Ondo(1), Oyo(1), Rivers(1),  Zamfara (1), Borno (1), Bauchi(1).”

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 283,978 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Monday.

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