No fewer than 381 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3,526.
This is the highest daily reecord ever since the panemic spread into Nigeria. And Lagos led with 183, the highest in 24 hours since Feb. 27.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made release the new figure on its verified Twitter handle on Thursday.
“On the 7th of May 2020, 381 new confirmed cases and four deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“Till date, 3,526 cases have been confirmed, 601 cases have been discharged and 107 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 381 new cases are reported from 17 states – Lagos(183), Kano(55), Jigawa(44), Zamfara(19), Borno(9), Bauchi(19), Katsina(11), Kwara(8), Kaduna(7), Gombe(6), Ogun(5),Sokoto(4), Oyo(3), Rivers(3), Niger(2), Akwa Ibom(1), Enugu(1), Plateau(1).
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