COVID-19: Nigeria Discharges 1,472 Persons, Records 176 New Cases

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Nigeria has discharged 1,472 persons infected with COVID-19 while 176 new cases of the pandemic have been recorded in Lagos, Oyo, Jigawa, and 11 other states.

So far, the total number of confirmed infections in the country stands at 5,621.

Announcing this on Saturday, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control tweeted “On the 16th of May 2020, 176 new confirmed cases and five deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 5,621 cases have been confirmed, 1472 cases have been discharged and 176 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 176 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(95), Oyo(31), FCT(11), Niger(8),Borno(8), Jigawa(6), Kaduna(4), Anambra(3), Edo(2), Rivers(2), Nasarawa(2), Bauchi(2),Benue(1), Zamfara(1),” NCDC said.

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 2,373 1,796 541 36
Kano 761 633 93 35
FCT 397 282 108 7
Katsina 239 198 29 12
Bauchi 212 140 69 3
Borno 212 144 46 22
Jigawa 197 135 59 3
Ogun 145 73 67 5
Kaduna 138 80 55 3
Gombe 124 32 90 2
Sokoto 112 46 53 13
Oyo 107 77 28 2
Edo 95 55 35 5
Zamfara 74 35 34 5
Kwara 58 45 12 1
Osun 42 7 31 4
Rivers 35 11 21 3
Yobe 32 28 3 1
Nasarawa 31 25 5 1
Kebbi 31 10 17 4
Delta 25 12 9 4
Niger 22 19 2 1
Plateau 21 17 4
Adamawa 21 10 11
Ekiti 19 5 13 1
Ondo 19 6 12 1
Taraba 17 16 1
Akwa Ibom 16 2 12 2
Enugu 12 10 2
Ebonyi 9 8 1
Imo 7 5 2
Bayelsa 6 1 5
Benue 5 5
Anambra 5 4 1
Abia 2 1 1