The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 170 new cases of COVID-19 known as CoronaVirus.
The agency made the announcement via its Twitter handle at 12:01am on Monday.
A total of 2,558 COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in 34 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
The number of discharged persons increased from 385 to 400, while the fatalities recorded rose from 85 to 87.
Below is a breakdown of the cases recorded on May 3, 2020:
2558 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.
The deadly CoronaVirus have caused the break down of Nigeria economy as some affected states have been in lockdown for the past one month.