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 Nigeria records 216 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6,175

Nigeria records 216 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6,175

PUNCH NEWS

Nigeria has recorded 216 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 6,175.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Monday.

The PUNCH reports that nine patients died of coronavirus-related complications in the country, making the total number of fatalities increase to 191.

It said, “On the 18th of May 2020, 216 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“On the 18th of May 2020, 216 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 6175 cases have been confirmed, 1644 cases have been discharged and 191 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 216 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (74), Katsina (33), Oyo (19), Kano (17), Edo (13), Zamfara (10), Ogun (8), Borno (8), Gombe (8), Bauchi(7), Kwara (7), FCT (4), Kaduna (3), Enugu (3), Rivers (2).”

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