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NCDC announces 145 new Coronavirus cases bringing total to 4787



A total of 145 new cases of coronavirus has been announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) bringing the total infection to 4,787.

In a tweet by the national disease control agency on Wednesday morning, May 13, Lagos unsurprisingly led the pack with 57 cases while Kano state followed on the log with 27 cases. Kwara came behind with 10 cases while Edo state followed with 9. Bauchi has 8, Yobe 7, Kebbi and Oyo have four each, as Katsina and Niger have 3 cases equally.

Plateau, Borno, Sokoto and Benue states have 2 cases each, while Gombe, Enugu, Ebonyi, Ogun, FCT and Rivers have one case each. 959 people have been discharged so far with 150 casualties on record.

Nigeria now placed sixth in the list of first ten African countries badly hit by the pandemic.

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