NCDC confirms 389 new COVID-19 cases, Nigeria’s infections total 8,733

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated that COVID-19 cases in Nigeria have increased further with 389 cases reported by the country said to be the ‘highest’ number of confirmed cases daily thus far.

According to NCDC, this takes the country’s total infections to 8,733 out of which 2,501 have been discharged with 254 losing their lives.

Data from the NCDC via its verified Twitter account Wednesday, May 27 night showed that the cases were spread across 22 states, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 256 cases.

Of the 389 new cases of #COVID19, Lagos-256, Katsina-23, Edo-22, Rivers-14, Kano-13, Adamawa-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-7, Kwara-6, Nasarawa-6, Gombe-2, Plateau-2, Abia-2, Delta-2, Benue-2, Niger-2, Kogi-2, Oyo-2, Imo-1, Borno-1, Ogun-1 and Anambra-1.

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