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BREAKING: Nigeria's COVID-19 cases hit 6,175, deaths 191 ~ Truth Reporters

Nigeria's confirmed COVID-19 cases have now reached 6,175, with 191 deaths recorded in the country.

This is as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday night announced 216 new cases and nine new deaths.

The report said “On the 18th of May 2020, 216 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria”

Till date, 6175 cases have been confirmed, 4,339 are active cases, 1644 cases have been discharged and 191 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 216 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (74), Katsina (33), Oyo (19), Kano (17), Edo (13), Zamfara (10), Ogun (8), Borno (8), Gombe (8), Bauchi(7), Kwara (7), FCT (4), Kaduna (3), Enugu (3), Rivers (2).

The NCDC further said 35,345 samples have been tested since the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria, and out of the 35,345 samples, 6,175 were confirmed positive for the virus.

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