Nigeria on Saturday night, May 2, has recorded another 220 new cases of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus and seventeen deaths in Eighteen (18) states and Abuja, the country capital, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 2388 and 85 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, Kano, Borno, Kaduna, Kebbi, Edo, Sokoto, Oyo, Bauchi, Zamfara, Yobe, Kwara, Plateau, Ebonyi, Enugu, Osun, Nasarawa and Gombe states as well as Abuja, the country capital.
The centre also said that seventeen person deaths from Coronavirus-related complications in the country, but the number of fatalities rise to 85.
NCDC said “220 new cases of #COVID19;
2388 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
On the 2nd of May 2020, 220 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 2388 cases have been confirmed, 385 cases have been discharged and 85 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.