On the first day of the federal easing of the weeks-long lockdown measures in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (COVID-19) confirmed 245 new cases of the disease in the country.
Lagos, Katsina Jigawa, Kano and the FCT accounted for a majority of the new cases, with 76, 37, 32, 23 and 19 patients, respectively.
245 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 4, 2020
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The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country now stands at 2,802, with 93 reported deaths.
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