- On the 5th of May 2021, 52 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria
- Till date, 165, 273 cases have been confirmed, 155, 403 cases have been discharged and 2065 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
- The 52 new cases are reported from 7 states: Taraba-18 FCT-9 Rivers-9 Lagos-7 Akwa Ibom-6 Kano-2 and Kaduna-1.
- A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
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