The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 182 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 8,915.
In a tweet on Thursday night, NCDC said the new cases were recorded in in Lagos, FCT, Akwa Ibom, Oyo, Kaduna, Delta, Rivers, Ogun. Ebonyi, Kano, Plateau, Gombe, Kebbi, Kwara, Bauchi and Borno.
The number of recoveries rose from 2,501 to 2,592, while five fatalities were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 259.
“On the 28th of May 2020, 182 new confirmed cases and five deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“The 182 new cases are reported from 16 states- 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).
“Till date, 8915 cases have been confirmed, 2592 cases have been discharged and 259 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 28, 2020