Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 7016 on Thursday

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  • Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 7016 on Thursday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 339 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday as more people continue to test positive to the deadly virus.

The centre said, “On the 21st of May 2020, 339 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”

“Till date, 7016 cases have been confirmed, 1907 cases have been discharged and 211 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

A further break down of the NCDC report shows the 339 new cases were confirmed in 18 states Lagos(139), Kano(28), Oyo(28), Edo(25), Katsina(22), Kaduna(18), Jigawa (14), Yobe(13), Plateau (13), FCT(11), Gombe(8), Ogun(5), Bauchi(4), Nasarawa(4), Delta(3), Ondo(2), Rivers(1) and Adamawa (1).

Complete Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos3,0932,47158240
Kano87571612336
FCT44629014214
Katsina3032395113
Borno2351228924
Bauchi228901335
Jigawa225143784
Oyo190137494
Ogun183104736
Kaduna17082844
Edo14499396
Gombe14449923
Sokoto113257513
Rivers8052217
Zamfara768635
Plateau7055141
Kwara6640251
Yobe453951
Osun425334
Nasarawa3818182
Kebbi3211174
Delta3113126
Adamawa2712132
Ondo226151
Niger221651
Ekiti205132
Akwa Ibom184122
Taraba188100
Enugu161060
Ebonyi131210
Imo7070
Bayelsa7250
Abia7610
Benue5500
Anambra5410

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Samed Olukoya
CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and Investing.com, with over a decade long experience in the global financial market. Contact Samed on Twitter: @sameolukoya

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