COVID-19 Update

Enugu and Ebonyi States Record New Cases of Covid-19 as Toll Rises to 4787 Confirmed Cases in Nigeria


Enugu and Ebonyi States have recorded new Covid-19 cases. This was revealed by the latest update on the disease by the Nigeria Center for Disease control (NCDC) dated 12th May, 2020.

According to this update, Enugu State and Ebonyi State recorded one new case of Covid-19 each, bringing the total confirmed cases in Enugu State to 11.  Whereas 2 patients had since recovered and had been discharged, 9 patients are still active and no death due to Covid-19 has been recorded in Enugu State. Ebonyi State has a total of 8 active Covid-19 cases with no recovery or death yet.

Details about the new cases are yet to be released and confirmed by any of the states’ government as at the time of filing this report.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has recorded a total of 146 new cases of Covid-19. The States involved in the new cases include:

Lagos State – 57
Kano State – 27
Kwara State – 10
Edo State – 9
Bauchi State – 8
Yobe State – 7
Kebbi State – 4
Oyo State – 4
Katsina State – 3
Niger State – 3
Plateau  State –  2
Boronu State –  2
Sokoto State – 2
Benue State – 2
Gombe State – 1
Enugu State – 1
Ebonyi State  – 1
Ogun State  – 1
FCT – 1
Rivers State – 1

The above figures bring the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Nigeria to 4,787,  with 959 recoveries and 158 deaths. This means that Nigeria has  3,670 active Covid-19 cases.


In case of any suspected case of Covid-19, please call any of these numbers:
08182555550, 09022333833, or the NCDC on 080097000010


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