Four Thousand, One Hundred And Fift -One, (4,151), COVID-19 cases, have so far, been recorded in Nigeria, as shown in the update given by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in the evening of Saturday, May 9, 2020.
According to the update, the total number of new cases recorded yesterday is Two Hundred And Thirty-Nine, (239).
Seven Hundred And Forty -Five, (745), cases have been discharged, while total deaths from the virus stood at One Hundred And Twenty Eight, (128).
The number of current active COVID-19 cases, in Nigeria, is Three Thousand, Two Hundred And Seventy-Eight, (3,278).
The number of samples tested, so far in Nigeria, stands at Twenty-Three Thousand, Eight Hundred And Thirty-Five, (23,835).
The update shows that Lagos State recorded Ninety-Seven, (97), new cases, while Bauchi State recorded Forty-Four, (44), new cases, with Kano State recording Twenty-Nine, (29), new cases.
Katsina State recorded Nineteen, (19), new cases, while Borno State recorded Seventeen, (17), new cases, with the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, recording Seven, (7), new cases.
Kwara State recorded Six, (6), new cases, while Oyo State recorded Five, (5), new cases, with Kaduna and Sokoto States, recording Three, (3), cases each. Adamawa, Kebbi, Ogun and Plateau States recorded Two, (2), cases each, while Ekiti State recorded One, (1), new case.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has, however, advised Nigerians to continue to take preventive measures against COVID-19, by adhering to physical social distancing, frequent washing of their hands and wearing face masks, whenever they are in public.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, while, also, giving a live update, on the COVID-19 in the State on Saturday, warned the residents of the State that the government will not hesitate to review the terms of easing the lockdown, as he expressed his displeasure, at the non-compliance to safety guidelines and directives, by some residents of the State.
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