Nigeria records 182 new COVID-19 cases in 16 states, total now 8,916


Nigeria has recorded 182 new cases of COVID-19, now bringing the total in the country to 8,915 as of Thursday night.

The Nigeria Council for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure while giving an update on the disease in the country.

The NCDC said: “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.

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“Till date, 8,915 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 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).”