Nigeria's COVID-19 cases now 2,950 with 148 new recorded infections

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With 148 new infections recorded in the country on Tuesday, cases of coronavirus now in the country have increased to 2,950.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website, noting that five patients died of coronavirus-related complications in the last 24 hours.

A breakdown of data as obtained from the NCDC’s website, showed that the country currently has 2,369 active COVID-19 cases.

According to the data, “On the 5th of May 2020, 146 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 2948 cases have been confirmed, 481 cases have been discharged and 98 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 146 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos(43), Kano(32), Katsina(nine), FCT(10), Zamfara(14), Taraba(seven), Borno(seven), Ogun(six), Oyo(five), Edo(three), Kaduna(three), Adamawa(two), Gombe(two), Plateau(one), Sokoto(one), Kebbi(one).”

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