The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, recorded 313 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, taking the toll of active cases to 5350.
The NCDC, on its official twitter handle, however, said that no new state had reported a case in the last 24 hours.
It said that a total of 7839 cases had been confirmed, 2263 cases discharged, while 226 deaths had been recorded across 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The NCDC stated that the 313 new cases were reported from 17 states as follows:
Lagos (148), FCT (36), Rivers (27), Edo (19), Kano (13), Ogun (12), Ebonyi (11), Nasarawa (8), Delta (8), Oyo (7), Plateau (6), Kaduna (5), Kwara (4), Akwa Ibom (3), Bayelsa (3), Niger (2), Anambra (1).
313 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 24, 2020
In Another Story Anambra PDP Stakeholders Donate 125m For Post Lockdown Palliatives
Former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, PDP Chieftain, Godwin Maduka and other stakeholders in the state has donated a cash sum of N125 million meant for the post lockdown interventions for the Anambra people.
In a statement made available by the PDP Chairman, Anambra State, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, signed by Mrs. Chidi Onyemelukwe, Chairman and Barr Okoli Akirika, Secretary, Anambra PDP Palliative Committee stating that there is need to thank Anambra people for being law abiding and adhering to orders by the Federal government on the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Ndi Anambra, we the PDP Family in Anambra State, sincerely thank you for abiding by the rules and regulations prescribed by the Federal and State governments in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
“We thank our heroes and heroines in the field, our health care workers, who are at the forefront of this fight. We mourn our compatriots who have lost their lives to this pandemic.
Our hearts go out to their families and loved ones. May God comfort and strengthen you and us all. “We also thank the Federal government and the Anambra State government for all their efforts through the period of the lockdown and continuing.