The NCDC made this known on Thursday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 6 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to the new report, Lagos state led with 10 new infections, followed by Rivers – with 7, Akwa Ibom – 6, Delta – 2, FCT – 2 and Kaduna – 1.
See the breakdown of cases by state below:
Today's report includes:
✅Data from Akwa Ibom State recorded over the last two days
✅Data from Delta State recorded for 5th May, 2021
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 6, 2021