The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of 245 new cases of Coronavirus disease, the highest toll since the deadly virus broke out in the country.
The NCDC announced the new figure Monday night bringing the total number of cases to 2802 out of which 417 have been discharged while the death toll increased to 93 across 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The 245 new cases are reported from 16 states: Lagos(76), Katsina(37), Kano(23), FCT(19), Jigawa(32), Borno(18), Edo(10), Bauchi(9), Adamawa(6) Oyo(5), Ogun(5), Ekiti(1), Osun(1), Benue(1), Niger(1), Zamfara(1).
While 17 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, 6 deaths were recorded.
245 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 4, 2020