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29 May 2020

Number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increases further by 182

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Thursday with 182 new cases reported in the country, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic.

The new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Twitter. This takes the country’s total infections to 8,915 out of which 2592 have been discharged with 259 losing their lives.

Data from the NCDC showed that Lagos recorded the highest number of infections for the day with 111 new cases. The 182 new cases of COVID-19 are confirmed as follows; 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-1, Kwara-2, Bauchi-1, Borno-1.


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