Nigeria Records 238 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Rises To 2,170

Nigeria has recorded 238 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 2,170.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this via its Twitter handle on Friday.

According to its tweet, as of 11:00pm on May 1st, 10 persons died of coronavirus-related complications in the country, total of deaths is 68 while new cases recorded was 238, totaling 2,170 cases of coronavirus in the country. 351 cases have been discharged.

“On the 1st of May 2020, 238 new confirmed cases and ten deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 2,170 cases have been confirmed, 351 cases have been discharged and 68 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 238 new cases are reported from twenty-two states- Kano (92), FCT (36), Lagos (30), Gombe (16), Bauchi (10), Delta (8), Oyo (6), Zamfara (5), Sokoto (5), Ondo (4), Nasarawa (4), Kwara (3), Edo (3), Ekiti (3), Borno (3), Yobe (3), Adamawa (2), Niger (1), Imo (1), Ebonyi (1), Rivers (1), Enugu (1).”

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