Nigeria has recorded 216 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total to 6,175.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known in a tweet on Monday.
74 cases were recorded in Lagos, 33 in Katsina, 19 in Oyo and 17 in Kano.
Other states with new cases include Edo with 13, Zamfara 10, the trio of Ogun, Gombe and Borno with eight each, the duo of Bauchi and Kwara with seven each, the FCT with four, Kaduna and Enugu with three each and Rivers state with two new cases.
The health agency also reported that 1,644 cases have now been successfully treated and discharged, while 191 persons have died.
216 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 18, 2020
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