Nigeria Records 148 New Cases, Making 2,950 Total Infections:
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 148 new COVID-19 cases in the country, thereby making 2,950 total cases in Nigeria.
Of the new cases, 43 are in Lagos, 32 are in Kano, but 14 are in Zamfara state.
10 are in the FCT, 9 in Katsina, 7 in Taraba, 6 in Borno and Ogun, 5 in Oyo, 3 in Edo, Kaduna and Bauchi, 2 in Adamawa and Gombe, and 1 each in Plateau, Sokoto and Kebbi.
148 new cases of #COVID19;
2950 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Deaths: 98 pic.twitter.com/0WhwE3fe4V
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 5, 2020
In Nigeria, 481 patients have recovered so far and have been discharged, whereas, 2,371 are still battling with the disease.
The number of samples tested stands at 19,512, while 98 persons have died.
Coronavirus has killed at least 254,532 people since the pandemic outbreak which started in China last year December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Tuesday.
More than 3,629,160 cases were registered in more 190 countries and territories.
Of these, at least 1,124,600 are now fully recovered.
The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO), probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of infections.
Record shows that over the past 24 hours, 5.163 new deaths have been recorded and 75.475 new cases globally.
According to the Channel TV, countries with the newest fatalities in the past day were the United States with 1,830, Britain with 693 and France with 330.
The United States has the highest number of total deaths with 70,115 out of 1,193,027 cases. At least 187,180 have been declared recovered.
Britain has the second-highest toll with 29,427 deaths out of 194,990 cases, followed by Italy with 29,315 deaths from 213,013 cases, Spain 25,613 deaths and 219,329 cases and France with 25,531 deaths and 170,551 cases.
China — excluding Hong Kong and Macau — has to date declared 4,633 deaths and 82,881 cases. It has 77,853 recovered cases.
Europe has a total of 147,179 deaths from 1,595,147 cases, the United States and Canada have 74,236 deaths and 1,254,987 cases, Latin America and the Caribbean have 14,433 deaths and 273,727 cases, Asia has 9,525 deaths and 253,724 cases, the Middle East has 7,141 deaths and 195,116 cases, Africa has 1,894 deaths from 48,288 cases and Oceania 124 deaths from 8,175 cases.
Meanwhile, serious fight against the pandemic is ongoing around the world.