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Coronavirus: Death toll in Nigeria edges towards 100.

by Samuel Akpa
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The Death toll due to coronavirus in Nigeria is gradually inching towards a hundred. Yesterday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), announced in a late night tweet 17 new deaths which brings the total number of deaths recorded in Nigeria to 85.

The public health agency also announced a huge decrease in the number of new cases of coronavirus in Kano from 92 as at 1st of May to 2 yesterday. Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had the highest number of new cases yesterday with 62 and 52 respectively.

Other States announced to have new cases of coronavirus include; Kaduna with 31 cases, Sokoto with 13 cases and Kebbi with 10 new cases. Similarly, Northeastern States, Yobe and Borno had 9 and 6 cases respectively while Edo and Bauchi had 5 cases each. Gombe, Enugu and Oyo were each reported to have 4 new cases. Lastly, Zamfara had 3 new cases and Nasarawa, Ebonyi, Osun, Kwara, Kano and Plateau all had 2 new cases each.

This brings the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases to 2388 in Nigeria.

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