Nigeria records most COVID-19 deaths in 24-hours as toll rises to 2170

On Friday, May 1st, 2020, Nigeria records most COVID-19 deaths in a single day as total toll rises to 2170.

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According to the data released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, with 10 fatalities reported on Friday, the total number of deaths in the country now stands at 68. Below is the last update on breakdown released by NCDC:

238 new cases of #COVID19; 92-Kano, 36-FCT, 30-Lagos, 16-Gombe, 10-Bauchi, 8-Delta, 6-Oyo, 5-Zamfara, 5-Sokoto, 4-Ondo, 4-Nasarawa, 3-Kwara, 3-Edo, 3-Ekiti, 3-Borno, 3-Yobe, 2-Adamawa, 1-Niger, 1-Imo, 1-Ebonyi, 1-Rivers, 1-Enugu, 2170 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, Discharged: 351, Deaths: 68

Nigeria now has more than 2000 confirmed cases and three hundred and fifty-one (351) persons have been discharged so far.

Meanwhile, as of May 1, 2020, 239,345 persons have died from the disease globally. There are over 1,073,858 recoveries and 3.3 million confirmed cases.

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