The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 182 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The new total takes the total active cases of COVID-19 to 6,064.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle. It said that as at May 28, 2020; 182 new confirmed cases and five deaths were recorded in Nigeria. The NCDC revealed that the new cases were reported in the last 24 hours in the country.
Further, the disease-fighting agency disclosed that the 182 new cases takes Nigeria’s total infections to 8,915; out of which 2,592 have been discharged with 259 losing their lives.
Specifically, the new cases were spread across 15 states and the FCT; with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 111 cases. Also, the NCDC stated that till date, 8,915 cases had been confirmed, 2,592 cases discharged; while 259 deaths had been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
In summary, the 182 new cases were reported from 16 states. They include Lagos (111), FCT (16), Akwa Ibom (10), Oyo (8), Kaduna (6), Delta (6), Rivers (5), Ebonyi (4); Ogun (4), Kano (3), Plateau (2), Gombe (2), Kebbi (1), Kwara (2), Bauchi (1), Borno (1).
Please refer to table below for confirmed cases of COVID-19 per state.