COVID-19: Nigeria Records 182 New Cases As Toll Hits 8,915. Discharged 2,592. Deaths 259

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 182 new cases of COVID-19.

“The 182 new cases are reported from sixteen states in Nigeria – Lagos (111), FCT (16), Akwa Ibom (10), Oyo (8), Kaduna (6), Delta (6), Rivers (5), Ogun (4), Ebonyi (4), Kano (3), Plateau (2), Gombe (2), Kebbi (one), Kwara (one), Bauchi (one), and Borno (one).

As at 28th May, 2020 there are 8,915 confirmed cases of #COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.

Discharged: 2,592

Deaths: 259

“Currently, Lagos has 4,123 cases, Kano -935, FCT -535, Katsina -358, Borno -257, Oyo -254, Ogun -245, Jigawa -241, Bauchi -233, Edo -213, Kaduna -202, Gombe -152, Rivers -140, Sokoto -116, Plateau -99, Kwara -86, Zamfara -76, Delta -54, Nasarawa -52, Yobe -47, Akwa Ibom -45, Osun -44, Adamawa -38, Ebonyi -37, Imo -35, Kebbi -33, Niger -30, Ondo -23, Ekiti -20, Enugu -18, Taraba -18, Bayelsa -12, Anambra -11, Abia -9, Benue -7 and Kogi -2.

As at 28th May, 2020, 35 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 is the only state with no cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria.

Meanwhile, the United States death toll from coronavirus has now surpassed 103,000 people, the highest globally, followed by the United Kingdom with 37,837 deaths.

The countries with the next highest number of deaths are Italy with 33,142, France with 28,662 Spain with 27,119 and Brazil with 26,764.

The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 362,000 people worldwide with over 5 million confirmed cases.

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