The Coronavirus disease in the country continues to rise with the confirmation of 170 new infections by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The disease agency announced Sunday night that the new figure brings the total number of cases nationwide to 2558, out of which 400 cases have been discharged and 87 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
While 2 deaths occurred as of yesterday, 15 patients recovered from the deadly virus.
The 170 new cases are reported from 12 states namely: Lagos(39), Kano(29), Ogun(24), Bauchi(18), Kaduna(15), FCT (12), Sokoto(12), Katsina(8), Borno(7), Nasarawa(3), Adamawa(2), Oyo(1).
170 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 3, 2020