Breaking: Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 8,915, with 182 fresh infections

May 29, 2020
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By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Thursday confirmed 182 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, with Lagos ramping up huge figures.

The total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases stand at 8,915.

Of the 182 new cases, Lagos recorded 111 cases, which represented a drop from the 256 cases it raked in on Wednesday,

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, recorded 16 new cases, with Akwa Ibom raking in 10 fresh cases and Oyo, with eight new cases.

According to the NCDC, five deaths were also recorded on Thursday, taking the overall total to 259.

“On the 28th of May 2020, 182 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 8,95 cases have been confirmed, 2,592 cases have been discharged and 259 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The new cases are reported from 15 states- 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), Kwara (2), Kebbi (1), Bauchi (1), Borno (1),” it said.

How States Stand in Thursday’s new infections

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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