The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 265 new cases of COVID-19.

“The 265 new cases are reported from thirteen states in Nigeria – Lagos (133), Oyo (34), Edo (28), Ogun (23), FCT (22), Plateau (6), Kaduna (5), Borno (3), Niger (3), Kwara (2), Bauchi (2), Anambra (2), and Enugu (2).

As at 23rd May, 2020 there are 7,526 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 2,174

Deaths: 221

“Currently, Lagos has 3,357 cases, Kano -883, FCT -469, Katsina -308, Borno -250, Jigawa -241, Oyo -233, Bauchi -232, Ogun -219, Kaduna -184, Edo -172, Gombe -145, Sokoto -116, Rivers -89, Plateau -77, Zamfara -76, Kwara -75, Yobe -47, Osun -42, Nasarawa -38, Kebbi -32, Delta -31, Adamawa -27, Niger -26, Ondo -23, Ebonyi -22, Akwa Ibom -21, Ekiti -20, Enugu -18, Taraba -18, Enugu -16, Anambra -8, Bayelsa -8, Abia -7, Imo -7, and Benue -5.

As at 23rd May, 2020, 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Nigeria have recorded at least one confirmed cases of #COVID-19.

71% of all cases are from three states while Cross River State and Kogi State still remains the only states with no cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.

Meanwhile, the United States death toll from coronavirus has now surpassed 98,000 people, the highest globally, followed by the United Kingdom with 36,675 deaths.

The countries with the next highest number of deaths are Italy with 32,735, France with 28,332 Spain with 28,678 and Brazil with 22,013.

The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 343,000 people worldwide with over 5 million confirmed cases.

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