By Olivia Isibor, For Agenda Watchdog, May 16, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that Nigeria has recorded 288 new cases of COVID-19, taking the country’s total number of infection to 5, 445.
The agency made this known via a tweet on it official handle on Friday, May 15, 2020
Breakdown of the total figures are as follows: 179-Lagos,Kaduna-20, Katsina-15, Jigawa-15, Borno-13, Ogun-11, Kano-8, Abuja-7, Niger-4, Ekiti-4, Oyo-3, Delta-3, Bauchi-3, Kano-2, and Edo-1.
1,320 patients have been discharged, while 171 fatalities have been recorded by the country since the outbreak of the pandemic.