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27 May 2020

Nigeria records 276 new COVID-19 cases, total now 8,344

Nigeria has recorded 276 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 8,344.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Tuesday.

It was gathered that 16 new coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in the country, making the total number of fatalities rise to 249.

The NCDC said, “Till date, 8344 cases have been confirmed, 2385 cases have been discharged and 249 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 276 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (161), Rivers (36), Edo (27), Kaduna (19), Nasarawa (10), Oyo (6), Kano (4), Delta (3), Ebonyi (3), Gombe (2), Ogun (1), Ondo (1), Borno (1), Abia (1), Bauchi (1).

“On the 26th of May 2020, 276 new confirmed cases and 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.”

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