Posted on Fri 15 May 2020, 12:49 AM

Nigeria has recorded 193 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 5162.

The Ngeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this via its official twitter handle on Thursday.

According to the NCDC, 58 of the new cases were in Lagos, 46 in Kano, 35 in Jigawa, 12 in Yobe and 9 in FCT.

The country recorded three more deaths while the number of patients discharged has risen to 1180.

The tweet reads, "193 new cases of #COVID19; 58-Lagos 46-Kano 35-Jigawa 12-Yobe 9-FCT 7-Ogun 5-Plateau 5-Gombe 4-Imo 3-Edo 3-Kwara 3-Borno 1-Bauchi 1-Nasarawa 1-Ondo .

"5162 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 1180 Deaths: 167.

"Two cases reported yesterday from Kaduna, were repeat tests. Therefore, Kaduna has a total of 114 confirmed cases.

"We apologise to @contactkdsg and remain committed to ensuring the release of accurate & reliable data.

 

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