COVID-19: Nigeria records 245 new cases, total now 7,261

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 245 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 7,261, Tribune Online reports.

The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Friday. it also said that 131 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos.

“On the 22nd of May 2020, 245 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 7261 cases have been confirmed, 2007 cases have been discharged and 221 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 245 new cases are reported from 22 states; 131-Lagos, 16-Jigawa, 13-Ogun, 12-Borno, 9-Kaduna, 9-Oyo, 9-Rivers, 9-Ebonyi, 8-Kano, 7-Kwara, 5-Katsina, 3-Akwa Ibom, 3-Sokoto, 2-Bauchi, 2-Yobe, 1-Anambra, 1-Gombe, 1-Niger, 1-Ondo, 1-Plateau, 1-FCT, 1-Bayelsa.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos3,2242,60058242
Kano88371413336
FCT44729014314
Katsina3082435114
Borno24711111125
Jigawa241159784
Bauchi230691565
Oyo199146494
Ogun19693976
Kaduna17990845
Gombe14550923
Edo14499396
Sokoto116238013
Rivers8959237
Zamfara768635
Kwara7347251
Plateau7152181
Yobe473386
Osun425334
Nasarawa3818182
Kebbi3211174
Delta3113126
Adamawa2712132
Ondo234181
Niger231751
Ebonyi222020
Akwa Ibom217122
Ekiti205132
Taraba188100
Enugu161060
Bayelsa8260
Abia7610
Imo7070
Anambra6510
Benue5410

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