The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 43 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,852.
The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its official Twitter handle where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in six states.
According to the new report, Lagos state led with 19 new infections, followed by Rivers – with 14, Kastina – 5, Jigawa – 3, Kano – 1 and Oyo – 1.
See the breakdown of cases by state below:
Today's report includes 0 case report from Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, FCT, Nasarawa, Ogun, Osun, and Ondo States
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 19, 2021