Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 4,787

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total infections to 4,787

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet on Tuesday confirmed the new cases.

Of the 146 cases, the centre said 57 were from Lagos, 27 from Kano, 10 in Kwara, nine in Edo, eight in Bauchi, seven in Yobe, and four each in Kebbi and Oyo states.

The centre said Katsina and Niger recorded three cases each while Plateau, Borno, Benue, and Sokoto recorded two each.

It said Gombe, Enugu, Ebonyi, Ogun, FCT and Rivers recorded one each.

The NCDC also said that six new patients died, bringing the total number of deaths to 158.

According to the agency, 146 new confirmed cases and six deaths were recorded on May 12.