Nigeria has recorded 216 new cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
This was disclosed via a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday.
The NCDC said 74 new cases were found in Lagos, 33 in Katsina, 19 in Oyo, and 17 in Kano.
Other states with new cases include Edo with 13, Zamfara 10, the trio of Ogun, Gombe and Borno with eight each, the duo of Bauchi and Kwara with seven each, the FCT with four, Kaduna and Enugu with three each and Rivers state with two new cases.
216 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 18, 2020
According to the NCDC, 1,644 cases have now been successfully treated and discharged, and 191 deaths have been recorded.