Nigeria Records 350 New Coronavirus Cases, Total Now 11,516
Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have now risen to 11,516 following the announcement of 350 more cases on Thursday, May 4, 2020.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the new cases were detected in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Out of the 350 new cases, the NCDC said 102 were confirmed in Lagos, 34 in Lagos, 29 in Abuja, 26 in Borno and 23 in Kaduna, 17 in Ebonyi, and 16 in Kwara state.
While 14 more cases were confirmed in Katsina, 10 cases each was recorded in Edo, Delta, Kano and Bauchi state.
The NCDC also announced nine in Bayelsa, eight in Imo, four in Plateau, three in Ondo, two in Nasarawa, one in Gombe and one in Oyo state.
Eight new deaths were also recorded, bringing the total of coronavirus fatalities in Nigeria to 323.
The NCDC’s report on Thursday also showed that 206 patients recovered and have been discharged from coronavirus in the country.
This brings the total of recovery and discharged cases to 3,535.
350 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 4, 2020