COVID-19: Nigeria records 284 new cases, Lagos 199, Rivers 26

COVID-19: Nigeria records 284 new cases, Lagos 199, Rivers 26

COVID-19: Nigeria records 284 new cases, Lagos 199, Rivers 26

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said Nigeria recorded 284 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 6,677.

NCDC also said that eight new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 200.

It said “On the 20th of May 2020, 284 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria” No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

Till date, 6,677 cases have been confirmed, 1,840 cases have been discharged and 200 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 284 new cases are reported from 13 states- Lagos(199), Rivers(26), Oyo(19), FCT(8), Borno (8), Plateau(7), Jigawa (6), Kano (5), Abia(2), Ekiti(1), Delta(1), Kwara (1), Taraba (1)

The NCDC apologized to Zamfara state government for erroneously announcing eight new cases in the state on May 18th.

It said, “on the 18th of May, 8 new cases in Zamfara were erroneously announced, therefore, as at 20th of May 2020, Zamfara has recorded a total of 76 confirmed cases”.

Below is the breakdown state by state as published by NCDC;

284 new cases of #COVID19;

199-Lagos
26-Rivers
19-Oyo
8-FCT
8-Borno
7-Plateau
6-Jigawa
5-Kano
2-Abia
1-Ekiti
1-Delta
1-Kwara
1-Taraba

6677 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Discharged: 1840
Deaths: 200

  • COVID-19: Nigeria records 284 new cases, Lagos 199, Rivers 26

COVID-19: Nigeria records 284 new cases, Lagos 199, Rivers 26