The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday night reports two hundred and sixteen new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
This brings total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 6175.
216 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 18, 2020
Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that it has commenced the solidarity trial for a drug to treat the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, Naija News reports.
This was made known by Fiona Braka, the officer in charge of WHO in Nigeria, during a joint national briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19.