Nigeria Records 239 New COVID-19 Cases As Pandemic Tolls 4151, Deaths Now 128

Nigeria has recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19, the Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced.

Lagos has the highest number of cases on the day with 97 while Bauchi also recorded 44 cases.

239 new cases of #COVID19;

97-Lagos
44-Bauchi
29-Kano
19-Katsina
17-Borno
7-FCT
6-Kwara
5-Oyo
3-Kaduna
3-Sokoto
2-Adamawa
2-Kebbi
2-Plateau
2-Ogun
1-Ekiti

4151 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Discharged: 745
Deaths: 128 pic.twitter.com/tVlNJr4AjL

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 9, 2020

The NCDC has tested 25,015 test samples, according to its latest report.

In the latest update, there are now 745 discharged patients in total and 128 deaths have been recorded. The total active cases are now 3278.

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The current death rate stands at 3.0% while 17.9% of patients have also recovered.

Lagos State has the highest number of cases with 1764 recorded. It is followed by Kano with 576 cases.

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