By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
The latest report by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is that the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) recorded 553 new cases of Novel CoronaVirus disease (COVID-19) on Saturday.
NCDC’s breakdown of the worldwide pestilence as it affected the states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja is as follow: Lagos 378, FCT Abuja 52, Delta 23, Edo 22, Rivers 14, Ogun 13, Kaduna 12, Kano 9, Borno 7, Katsina 6, Jigawa 5, Oyo 5, Yobe 3, Plateau 3 and Osun 1.
The Nigerian disease control agency said on Twitter that as of 11.55 p.m. on Saturday, 30th May, 2020, Nigeria has recorded a total of 9,855 confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic.
According to NCDC, out of the total cases, 2,856 have been discharged from isolation centres while 273 have died.