The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 248 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, bringing the total confirmed cases as at Sunday, 10th of May, 2020 to 4399, OYOGist.com reports.
The new cases were recorded in Lagos with 81 number of cases, while 16 other states recorded the rest, which includes 35-Jigawa 26-Borno 26-Kano 20-Bauchi 13-FCT 12-Edo 10-Sokoto 7-Zamfara 4-Kwara 4-Kebbi 2-Gombe 2-Taraba 2-Ogun 2-Ekiti 1-Osun and 1 in Bayelsa
The NCDC reports that there were 778 total discharged cases as at the time of the report, while the total COVID-19 related deaths are now 143.
The NCDC has admitted to making an error in Abuja’s number of discharged cases. See the correction below:
On the 9th on May, we announced 45 discharged cases & 4 deaths in FCT
Due to system error, 32 discharged cases and 2 deaths were wrongly announced
Therefore, FCT recorded 13 discharged cases & 2 deaths on May 9 2020
We apologise to @OfficialFCTA for this error
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 10, 2020
See the breakdown of the COVID-19 cases in each state as at Sunday, 10th of May 2020 below: