The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Nigeria hit 200 on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Nigeria has recorded a total of 6,677 coronavirus cases in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, since its index case was announced on February 27.
The country recorded its first fatality on March 22 when Suleiman Achimugu, a former managing director of the Pipeline and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), died in the FCT.
Almost two months later, 26 other states have recorded coronavirus fatalities across the country.
Lagos State, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria, has recorded the most deaths of any state with 40 fatalities in total, as of May 20.
The southwestern state has recorded the highest number of cases in the country with 2,954 cases.
Kano trails just behind Lagos with 36 fatalities, just as it trails behind as the state with the second-highest number of recorded cases with 847 in total..
Borno has recorded the fifth-highest number of cases in the country with 235, but the northeastern state has recorded 24 fatalities, the third-highest of any state.olls