On Tuesday, Nigeria recorded 276 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 8,244.
The reports which was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated in its breakdown of the latest results that Lagos confirmed 161 of the new cases. Other states with new cases include Rivers with 36, Edo with 27, Kaduna with 19, Nasarawa with 10, and Oyo with six.
There were also four new cases found in Kano, three each in Delta and Ebonyi, two in Gombe and one each in Ogun, Ondo, Borno, Abia, and Bauchi. The number of discharged cases rose from 2,311 on Monday to 2,385. However, 16 more deaths were recorded, taking the nation’s toll to 249.
According to a tally from John Hopkins University, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 347,723 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December.
At least 5,541,590 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 2,191,200 are now considered recovered.
276 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 26, 2020
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