Coronavirus cases hits 7,016 as Nigeria records 339 new cases

Nigeria have now confirmed 211 coronavirus deaths, as NCDC recorded 11 more deaths.

NCDC made the announcement of 339 new cases on Thursday, May 21, 2020, making a total of 7,016 confirmed cases of coronavirus.


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According to the NCDC, 139 new cases were confirmed in Lagos. Making a total of 3,039 confirmed cases on the state.

28 cases each were also confirmed in Kano and Oyo state, 25 in Edo, 22 in Katsina, 18 in Kaduna and 14 in Jigawa state.

NCDC recorded 13 cases each in Yobe and Plateau, 11 in FCT, eight in Gombe, five in Ogun, four each in Bauchi and Nasarawa and three in Delta state.

in addition, two cases were recorded in Ondo, one case each was confirmed in Rivers and Adamawa state.

The report on Thursday also showed that 67 patients have fully recovered and discharged from isolation centres. With this, a total of 1,907 patients have recovered from the coronavirus in Nigeria.

It will interest you to know that while coronavirus cases have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Kogi and Cross River state have not recorded any coronavirus cases.


In previous news: Coronavirus cases hits 6,677 as Nigeria records 284 new cases