COVID-19: Nigeria Records 339 New Cases, Total Infections Now 7,016

 COVID-19: Nigeria Records 339 New Cases, Total Infections Now 7,016

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 339 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, May 21, 2020, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,016.

The NCDC disclosed this via its official twitter handle.

According to the health agency, Lagos reported 139 new cases, Kano had 28, Oyo 28, Edo 25, and Katsina 22.

Other states with new cases include Kaduna 18, Jigawa 14, Yobe and Plateau 13 cases each, the FCT with 11, eight in Gombe, five in Ogun, four in Bauchi and Nasarawa each, three in Delta, two in Ondo, and one each in Rivers and Adamawa.

NCDC also reported the discharge of 67 patients, bringing the number of successfully treated cases to 1,907.

However, deaths also increased by 11, taking the country’s death toll from the virus to 211.

Funbi Bello

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