Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday confirmed 288 new cases of coronvirus across the country.
A total of 5445 cases have now been recorded in 34 states and the FCT.
On Friday, NCDC confirmed 179 new cases in Lagos, while the health commission said 20 new cases were confirmed in Kaduna. Katsina and Jigawa also got 15 new cases each.
In Borno, 13 new cases were confirmed by NCDC while eleven new cases were confirmed in Ogun State. Kano had eight new cases while Abuja got seven new cases.
Niger and Ekiti states confirmed four new cases each while Oyo, Delta and Bauchi had three new cases each.
NCDC announced two new cases in Kwara State and also confirmed one case in Edo State.
The number of total recoveries increased from 1,180, to 1320 while fatalities increased from 170 to 171.
On the 14th of May, 4 cases reported from Plateau & 1 case from Akwa Ibom, were repeat cases
Therefore Plateau has a total of 21
cases and Akwa Ibom has a total of 16 cases
We apologise to this State Governments for this error & remain committed to ensuring accurate reporting pic.twitter.com/6ZnkPUPPst
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 15, 2020