The NCDC made this known on its Twitter page on Friday night, where it it disclosed that 179 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, the country’s hotspot.
Twenty new cases were recorded in Kaduna, 15 each in both Katsina and Jigawa, 13 in Borno, 11 in Ogun, eight in Kano, seven in the FCT, four each in Niger and Ekiti, three each in Oyo, Delta and Bauchi, two in Kwara and one in Edo.
The number of recoveries increased from 1,180 to 1,320, while four fatalities were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 171.
Below, is a breakdown of cases by state:
On the 14th of May, 4 cases reported from Plateau & 1 case from Akwa Ibom, were repeat cases
Therefore Plateau has a total of 21
cases and Akwa Ibom has a total of 16 cases
We apologise to this State Governments for this error & remain committed to ensuring accurate reporting pic.twitter.com/6ZnkPUPPst
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 15, 2020