Nigeria Records 11 More COVID-19 Deaths, Total Now 128
Eleven more people have died of coronavirus (COVID-19) as the number of cases surged past 4,000.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in its latest update on the outbreak.
It noted that the new deaths recorded have raised the number of people who lost the battle to COVID-19 in the country to 128.
Meanwhile, Nigeria has continued to record more recoveries from the disease as the total figure of 679 reported earlier increased on Saturday.
In its late-night tweet, the health agency disclosed that 66 more people have been discharged from various treatment centres.
This brings to 745, the total figure of people who have so far recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative twice to the disease.
239 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 9, 2020
The NCDC also revealed that a total of 239 new positive cases of coronavirus were reported across Nigeria on Saturday.
Of the new cases, Lagos has 97, Bauchi reported 44, Kano discovered 29, Katsina recorded 19, and Borno has 17 new infections.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) also reported seven new cases, Kwara – six, Oyo – five, and three cases each in Kaduna and Sokoto States.
Two more infections were reported each in Adamawa, Kebbi, Plateau, and Ogun States, while Ekiti has one case.
Nigeria has reported 4,151 cases of COVID-19 so far.
See the breakdown of the figures of cases and deaths below:
Sunday 9:46 am 10 May 2020
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
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