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BREAKING: Nigeria Records 245 New COVID-19 Cases, 76 In Lagos

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Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of COVID-19.

BREAKING: Nigeria Records 245 New COVID-19 Cases, 76 In Lagos
BREAKING: Nigeria Records 245 New COVID-19 Cases, 76 In Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Monday via its Twitter handle.

“On the 4th of May, 245 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” it said.

The breakdown of the new cases showed that Lagos leads with 79 cases, followed by Katsina 37, Jigawa 32, Kano 23 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 19 cases.

On Monday, 16 states reported at least a case of the virus.

“245 new cases of #COVID19 reported; 76-Lagos, 37- Katsina, 32 – Jigawa, 23 – Kano, 19 – FCT, 18- Borno, 10 – Edo, 9 – Bauchi, 6 – Adamawa, Oyo and Ogun reported 5 cases , Ekiti, Osun, Benue, Niger and Zamfara reported one case each.

“As at 11 :46 pm 4 May – 2802 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 417 Deaths: 93,” the health agency wrote.

The 245 cases on Monday brings the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 2,802 including 417 patients who have been discharged after recovery, and 93 deaths.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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