Coronavirus Is No More As NCDC Records 146 New Cases In Nigeria
According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 57 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 27 in Kano, 10 in Kwara, 9 in Edo, 8 in Bauchi, 7 in Yobe, 4 in Kebbi, 4 in Oyo, 3 in Katsina, 3 in Niger, 2 in Plateau, 2 in Borno, 2 in Sokoto, 2 in Benue, 1 in Gombe, 1 in Enugu, 1 in Ebonyi, 1 in Ogun, 1 in FCT and 1 in Rivers state.
Nigeria now has a total of 4787 COVID-19 cases. 959 patients have been discharged while 158 deaths have been recorded.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday said Nigeria recorded 146 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 4,787.
The NCDC also said that 6 new patients had been confirmed dead, bringing the total number of deaths to 158.
“On the 12th of May 2020, 146 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria”.
According to NCDC, no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
Till date, 4,787 cases have been confirmed, 3,670 cases are still active, 959 cases have been discharged and 158 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory
Nigeria has 28,418 samples tested in its ongoing campaign against the deadly COVID-19.
Since February 27 when Nigeria confirmed its index COVID-19 case, the virus has spread with cases confirmed in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.
The world has joined hands to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus and scientists and medical researchers across the globe are scrambling for the first breakthrough.
Since the virus spreads easily and is already overwhelming the healthcare system of most countries, a vaccine is the most effective way of putting a pause on the spread of infectious disease.