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COVID-19: Nigeria’s cases near 6,000 records 338 new cases ~ Truth Reporters

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Sunday 17th of May 2020, said 338 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

The report says no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

According to the NCDC, 5959 cases have been confirmed, 4,183 cases are active, 1594 cases have been discharged and 182 fatalities have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The 338 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos(177), Kano(64), FCT(21), Rivers(16), Plateau(14), Oyo(11), Katsina(9), Jigawa(4), Kaduna(4), Abia(3), Bauchi(3), Borno(3),Gombe(2), Akwa Ibom(2), Delta(2), Ondo(1), Kebbi(1), Sokoto(1).

The report further said a total of 33,970 samples have been tested since the outbreak of the pandemic in February.

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