No respite for Nigeria, Coronavirus cases shoot up again to 276

May 27, 2020
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By Kazeem Ugbodaga

There seems to be no respite for Nigeria as it continues to record high Coronavirus cases, ramping up 276 new cases on Tuesday to take its overall tally to 8,344.

In the new figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Lagos took the lead as usual, with 161 cases, followed by Rivers which recorded 36 new cases and Edo, 27 cases.

While Kaduna and Nasarawa recorded 19 and 10 cases respectively, Oyo and Kano raked in six and four cases respectively while Delta and Ebonyi hit three cases each.

Others are: Gombe, two cases, just as Ogun, Ondo, Abia and Bauchi recorded one case each.

The nation recorded 16 new deaths on Tuesday alone to take its total deaths to 249.

Also, 2,385 patients who survived the pandemic have been discharged.

Tuesday’s figures from affected 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

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