Lagos records 179 new COVID 19 cases as toll rises to 5445 in Nigeria


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported that Lagos State has once again recorded a high single-day spike with 179 new COVID 19 cases, with total confirmed cases in the country hitting 5445 as at Friday, 15 May.

In the daily infection update released by the centre on its Twitter handle, it said the country has confirmed a total of 5445 cases, out of which 1320 have been discharged and 171 deaths.

NCDC said “288 new cases of #COVID19; 179-Lagos 20-Kaduna 15-Katsina 15-Jigawa 13-Borno 11-Ogun 8-Kano 7-FCT 4-Niger 4-Ekiti 3-Oyo 3-Delta 3-Bauchi 2-Kwara 1-Edo 5445 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 1320 Deaths: 171.”

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