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13 May 2020

Nigeria records 146 new cases of COVID-19, total now 4,787

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday said Nigeria recorded 146 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 4,787.

The NCDC also said that 6 new patients had been confirmed dead, bringing the total number of deaths to 158. “On the 12th of May 2020, 146 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria”.

According to NCDC, no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 4,787 cases have been confirmed, 3,670 cases are still active, 959 cases have been discharged and 158 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory Nigeria has 28,418 samples tested in its ongoing campaign against the deadly COVID-19.

Since February 27 when Nigeria confirmed its index COVID-19 case, the virus has spread with cases confirmed in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

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