COVID-19: Nigeria records 242 new cases, 10 deaths

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National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says it has confirmed 242 new cases of infections in Nigeria, making the total number of infected persons rose to 4,641.
The Centre further said that the country recorded additional 10 deaths.
The agency in late evening tweet said the new cases were reported from 14 states. These are Lagos, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Ogun, Gombe, Adamawa, FCT, Ondo, Oyo, Rivers, Zamfara, Borno and Bauchi States.
The NCDC said, “So far, no new state has reported a case. Cases have been reported in 34 states and the FCT. Only Kogi and Cross River States are yet to report any case.
“On the May 11, 242 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 4641 cases have been confirmed, 902 cases have been discharged and 150 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“While Lagos State remains the epicentre for the disease in the country, cases in Kano and Borno States have continued to increase significantly”
A breakdown of all the confirmed cases so far shows that 4, 641 infections have been reported in Nigeria since the index case in February. Of that number, 3,588 cases are still active, 902 have recovered and have been discharged, and 151 deaths have been reported.
The breakdown of the 4, 641 confirmed cases shows that Lagos State has so far reported 1,933 cases, followed by Kano – 666, FCT – 359, Katsina – 205,Borno – 186, Bauchi – 182, Ogun – 126, Gombe – 118, Jigawa – 118, Kaduna – 111, Sokoto – 106, Edo – 79, Zamfara – 73.Oyo – 64l5, Osun – 39, Kwara – 34, Nasarawa – 25, Kebbi – 24, Rivers – 22, Delta – 17, Plateau – 19,Adamawa – 21,, Akwa Ibom – 17, Taraba – 15, Ondo – 16, Yobe – 13, Ekiti – 15, Enugu – 10,Ebonyi – 7, Niger – 6, Bayelsa – 6, Benue – 2, Imo – 3, Abia – 2, Anambra – 1.

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