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Coronavirus Nigeria update: Confirmed cases jump to 6677 as 284 new cases are discovered in Nigeria

Coronavirus Nigeria update: Confirmed cases jump to 6677 as 284 new cases are discovered in Nigeria
The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria has increased by 284 new cases to 6677 as at Wednesday, 20 May.

In their nightly Coronavirus updates post, the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed through their official Twitter handle that 284 more people were found to have contracted the virus.

The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos increased by 199 while Rivers State followed with 26 new cases. Oyo State followed with 19 cases, while FCT Abuja and Borno states recorded eight cases each.

Plateau State recorded seven cases and Jigawa’s number of confirmed cases has increased by six. Kano State recorded five cases, Abia State recorded two cases, while Ekiti, Delta, Kwara, and Taraba states recorded one case each.

1840 people have now recovered from the illness and been discharged while 200 people have unfortunately died so far.

The NCDC also reported that eight new cases were erroneously recorded in Zamfara on 18 May, which brings the total number of recorded cases in the state to 76.