The number of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria has jumped to 5959 as 338 new patients were recorded on Sunday night according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
In a tweet on its official handle late Sunday, the NCDC said Lagos had recorded 177 new cases, while Kano posted 64 cases.
Other regions with new cases include the FCT with 21, Rivers with 16, Plateau with 14, Oyo 11, Katsina nine, Jigawa and Kaduna with four each, and three cases from the trio of Abia, Bauchi, and Borno.
Gombe, Akwa Ibom, and Delta states also recorded two new cases each, while Kebbi and Sokoto shared two cases between them.
338 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 17, 2020