Nigeria on Saturday, May 2, saw a record single-day increase of 220 in the number of coronavirus patients, which took the tally of cases in the state to 2388.
seventeen coronavirus patients died during the day, taking the death toll to 85, a Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report said. 34 patients were discharged upon recovery. Thus,385 persons have been discharged from hospitals in the state so far.
On Saturday, 62 new cases were reported from Lagos, 52 in FCT, 31 in Kaduna, followed by Sokoto which has 13 cases. Kebbi has 10 cases while Yobe has nine.
Borno recorded six cases while Five each in Edo and Bauchi. Gombe, Enugu, and Oyo also record four cases each. Zamfara has three cases while Nasarawa, Osun, Ebonyi, Kwara, Kano, and Plateau have two cases each.