Coronavirus cases hits 5,162 as Nigeria records 193 new cases

A total of 5,162 cases of coronavirus has now been confirmed in Nigeria following the announcement of 193 new cases on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

The 193 new cases were confirmed in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.


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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed that 58 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 46 in Kano, 35 in Jigawa and 12 in Yobe.

Nine new cases were also confirmed in Abuja, seven in Ogun, five each in Plateau and Gombe and four in Imo state.

They announced also that there were three cases each in Edo, Kwara and Borno state, while one case each was recorded in Bauchi, Nasarawa and Ondo state.

In addition, Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic in Nigeria has now recorded 2,099 cases of the infection.

Meanwhile, 110 patients who fully recovered were discharged on Wednesday, recovery increased from 1070 to 1180.

Three deaths were also confirmed by the NCDC, making it a total of 167 deaths so far.


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