Nigeria recorded 339 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the number of confirmed infections in the country to 7,016 .
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this via its Twitter handle.
The number discharged patients also increased to 1,907, while the total number of fatalities is now 211.
“On the 21st of May 2020, 339 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“Till date, 7016 cases have been confirmed, 1907 cases have been discharged and 211 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 339 new cases are reported from 18 states; 139-Lagos, 28-Kano, 28-Oyo, 25-Edo, 22-Katsina, 18-Kaduna, 14-Jigawa, 13-Yobe, 13-Plateau, 11-FCT, 8-Gombe, 5-Ogun, 4-Bauchi, 4-Nasarawa, 3-Delta, 2-Ondo, 1-Rivers, 1-Adamawa,” NCDC said.