No fewer than six patients died of coronavirus – related complications in Nigeria within the last 24 hours.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed this on its website on Monday while giving COVID – 19 updates in Nigeria .
It also said that the country recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2 , 802 .
With the six new fatalities , the centre said 93 persons have died from coronavirus – related complications in the country.
Reports gathered that of the 93 fatalities recorded in the country, 30 were reported in Lagos , 14 in Borno , eight in Kano , three in FCT, two in Ogun , seven in Katsina, one in Kaduna, eight in Sokoto , four in Edo , two in Oyo , one in Jigawa, four in Osun , two each in Delta , Akwa Ibom and Rivers , one each in Zamfara and Ekiti.
NCDC said , “On the 4 th of May 2020 , 245 new confirmed cases and six deaths were recorded in Nigeria .
No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“ Till date , 2 , 802 cases have been confirmed , 417 cases have been discharged and 93 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“ The 245 new cases are reported from 16 states – Lagos(76 ), Katsina(37) , Kano (23) , FCT(19 ), Jigawa (32), Borno (18), Edo (10 ), Bauchi (9 ), Adamawa(6 ) Oyo (5 ), Ogun (5 ), Ekiti(1 ) , Osun ( 1 ), Benue (1 ) , Niger(1 ), Zamfara (1 ). ”
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