Nigeria is barely hours away from hitting 5,000 infections from the ravaging coronavirus with official figure as at Monday night at 4,641 after confirmation of 242 new cases.
The latest figure was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, May 11 with Lagos still topping the chart. The state recorded 88 out of the 242 new cases same day.
Other are Kano 64, Katsina 49, Kaduna 13, Ogun 9, Gombe 6, Adamawa 4 and FCT 3 while Ondo, Oyo, Rivers, Zamfara, Borno and Bauchi have one new infection each.
Of the 4,641 confirmed cases in Nigeria, 902 have been discharged as death toll is 150 people.