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Number of discharged COVID-19 cases in Nigeria surpasses 1000.

by Samuel Akpa

The number of successfully treated patients affected by the novel Coronavirus in Nigeria has increased beyond 1000.

Following an announcement by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on the 13th of May, 111 patients were discharged yesterday. This brings the total number of discharged cases in Nigeria up from 959 to 1,070.

The health agency also announced 6 new deaths due to Coronavirus, bringing the total number of death cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 164.

Furthermore, the agency reported 184 new cases of Coronavirus from 22 states. It went further to give a breakdown of the new cases according to states as follow;
Lagos had the highest number of new cases with 51 cases, Jigawa follows closely with 23, Bauchi had 16, Katsina also had 16, Kano had 14, FCT and Rivers each had 10 new cases, Kwara had 9, Delta- 5, Kaduna- 5, Sokoto- 4, Oyo- 4, Kebbi- 3, Nasarawa- 3, Osun- 3, Ondo- 2, and lastly, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Anambra, Plateau and Niger each had 1 new case.

Currently, as at 13th May, 2020, the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria is 4,971. With a total of 164 deaths and 1,070 discharged cases, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria is 3,737.

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