Nigeria Records 226 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 6,401
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) made the announcement late Tuesday.
According to the agency, of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state.
Other states that have recorded new cases include Edo with 11 cases, Kaduna with seven, Oyo with six, the FCT and Adamawa with five each, Jigawa, Ebonyi and Borno with four each, Nasarawa with three cases, Bauchi and Gombe with two each and one each in Enugu and Bayelsa states.
A total of 1,734 persons have, however, recovered from the virus while the death toll now stands at 192.
226 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 19, 2020