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95 in Lagos as Nigeria Coronavirus rises to 5621, records 176 new cases

……5621 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria

…..Discharged: 1472

…..Deaths: 176

Nigeria on Saturday night, May 16, has recorded another 176 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus and 5 deaths in thirteen (13) states as well as Abuja, the country capital, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 5621 and 176 deaths.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement on Saturday night, on its official Twitter account.

The new cases are spread across Lagos, Jigawa, Bauchi, Edo, Kaduna, Niger, Oyo, Borno, Anambra, Rivers, Benue, Nasarawa and Zamfara States as well as country capital, Abuja.

The centre also said that five (5) person deaths from Coronavirus-related complications in the country, but the number of fatalities rise to 176.

NCDC said” 176 new cases of #COVID19;

“95-Lagos 31-Oyo 11-FCT 8-Niger 8-Borno 6-Jigawa 4-Kaduna 3-Anambra 2-Edo 2-Rivers 2-Nasarawa 2-Bauchi 1-Benue 1-Zamfara

5621 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria

Discharged: 1472

Deaths: 176

On the 16th of May 2020, 95 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 5621 cases have been confirmed, 1472 cases have been discharged and 176 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.

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