By Franca Joseph, For Agenda Watchdog, May 9, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), 386 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the country, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,912.This is the highest number of new cases recorded in a day.
Of the 386, the NCDC said in a tweet, 176 were reported in Lagos, 65 in Kano, 31 in Katsina, 20 in the FCT, and 17 in Borno, 15-Bauchi, 14-Nasarawa, 13-Ogun, 10-Plateau, 4-Oyo, 4-Sokoto, 4-Rivers, 3-Kaduna, 2-Edo, 2-Ebonyi, 2-Ondo, 1-Enugu, 1-Imo, 1-Gombe and 1-Osun.
The latest number of infections is the highest daily total since the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria. While 679 patients have been discharged from the countries several isolation centers, 117 fatalities have been recorded so far.