On Sunday evening, May 5, 2020, the Nigerian Government has recorded new cases of the coronavirus deadly disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported one hundred and forty-eight (148) confirmed new coronavirus infection cases. There has been an official count of 2950 confirmed cases, 481 discharged cases and 98 reported dead. The information on the corona disease cases was reported by NCDC official Twitter page just before midnight.
The new confirmed coronavirus cases were reported across seventeen (17) states. The state includes: forty-three (43) tested positive in Lagos, thirty-two (32) in Kano, fourteen (14) in Zamfara, ten (10) in FCT Abuja, nine (9) in Katsina, seven (7) in Taraba, seven (7) in Borno, six (6) in Ogun, five (5) in Oyo, three (3) in Bauchi, three (3) in Edo, three (3) in Kaduna, two (2) in Adamawa, two (2) in Gombe, one (1) in Plateau, one (1) in Sokoto and one (1) in Kebbi State.
148 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 5, 2020
CORONAVIRUS CASE SUMMARY IN NIGERIA AS AT MAY 3RD 2020
GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS REPORT AS AT 22:58 GMT MAY 3RD 2020