The NCDC made this known on Sunday night via its official Twitter handle where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in seven states.
“On the 23rd of May 2021, 40 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC said.
“The 40 new cases are reported from 7 states- Lagos (29), Abia (3), Ogun (3), Kano (2), Kaduna (1), Plateau (1), and Rivers (1).
“Till date, 166019 cases have been confirmed, 156476 cases have been discharged and 2067 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See a breakdown of cases by state below:
Today's report includes 0 case from Ekiti, FCT, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, and Sokoto States.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 23, 2021