Nigeria records 338 new cases of covid-19 cases the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
In a tweet on its official handle late Sunday, the NCDC said Lagos had recorded 177 new cases, while Kano posted 64 cases.
Other regions with new cases include the FCT with 21, Rivers with 16, Plateau with 14, Oyo 11, Katsina 9, Jigawa and Kaduna with four each, three cases from the trio of Abia, Bauchi and Borno.
Gombe, Akwa Ibom and Delta states also recorded two new cases each, while Kebbi and Sokoto had two cases between them.
338 new cases of #COVID19;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 17, 2020
5959 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
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