UPDATED: Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, total now 4,787

Sodiq Oyeleke

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 4,787.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Tuesday.

The NCDC also said six new COVID-19 patients died in the past 24 hours.

It said, “On the 12th of May 2020, 146 new confirmed cases and six deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 4787 cases have been confirmed, 959 cases have been discharged and 158 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 146 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos(57), Kano(27), Kwara(10), Edo(9), Bauchi(8), Yobe(7), Kebbi(4), Oyo(4), Katsina(3), Niger(3), Plateau(2), Borno(2), Benue(2), Sokoto(2), Gombe(1), Enugu(1), Ebonyi(1), Ogun(1), FCT(1), Rivers(1).”

 

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 1,990 1,455 502 33
Kano 693 586 74 33
FCT 360 288 65 7
Katsina 208 179 18 11
Bauchi 190 164 23 3
Borno 188 160 12 16
Ogun 127 76 46 5
Gombe 119 65 53 1
Jigawa 118 112 4 2
Kaduna 111 91 17 3
Sokoto 108 73 22 13
Edo 88 71 13 4
Zamfara 73 67 1 5
Oyo 69 51 16 2
Kwara 44 34 9 1
Osun 39 5 30 4
Kebbi 28 24 1 3
Nasarawa 25 24 0 1
Rivers 23 16 4 3
Plateau 21 20 1 0
Adamawa 21 17 4 0
Yobe 20 19 0 1
Delta 17 11 3 3
Akwa Ibom 17 5 10 2
Ondo 16 4 11 1
Ekiti 15 5 9 1
Taraba 15 14 1 0
Enugu 11 9 2 0
Niger 9 7 2 0
Ebonyi 8 8 0 0
Bayelsa 6 3 3 0
Benue 4 4 0 0
Imo 3 2 1 0
Abia 2 1 1 0
Anambra 1 0 1 0

(PUNCH)

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