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COVID-19: Plateau Records 14 New Cases, with total of 35 Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus

Reports from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) presents that 338 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday, May 17, 2020. 
Accordingly the state breakdown was as follows: 177 cases were recorded in Lagos, 64 in Kano, 21 in FCT, 16 in Rivers, 14-in Plateau, 11 in Oyo, 9 in Katsina, 4 in Jigawa, 4 in Kaduna, 3 in Abia, 3 in Bauchi, 3 in Borno, 2 in Gombe, 2 in Akwa Ibom, 2 in Delta, 1 in Ondo, 1 in Kebbi, and 1 in Sokoto State.

In total, Nigeria has 5959 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 1594 patients have been discharged from various Isolation centers across the country, while 182 deaths have been recorded.

Eairlier the Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong announced at a Press Briefing that the state recorded its first Coronavirus death

The Governor also lamented over the violation of the inter-state transportation ban, which he said has led to increased cases of Coronavirus in Plateau state. Lalong further revealed that they have redoubled their effort in contact tracing, isolating suspected contacts and treating the infected patients.

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