The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 248 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 4,399.
On its Twitter page on Sunday night, NCDC said 81 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 35 in Jigawa, while Borno and Kano states each had 26 new confirmed cases.
Twenty new cases were confirmed for Bauchi, 13 in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, 12 in Edo, 10 in Sokoto and seven in Zamfara.
Kwara and Kebbi each had four new cases; Gombe, Taraba, Ogun and Ekiti each had two cases, while Osun and Bayelsa had a case each.
Nigeria also recorded 17 more deaths from the pandemic, taking the country’s death toll to 143 with total recoveries rising to 778.
The NCDC remains committed to providing valid and accurate data.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 10, 2020