Nigeria records 229 new COVID-19 cases bringing total to 8,068

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Nigeria has recorded 229 additional cases of coronavirus, increasing the the total number of people with confirmed infections in the country to 8,068.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this known late Monday night while given an updates on cases recorded so far.

From the NCDC’s available data, seven patients died of COVID-19 related complications, also oncreasing the total number of deaths from the coronavirus infection to 233.

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In its highlights, the NCDC said: “On the 25th of May 2020, 229 new confirmed cases and seven deaths were recorded.

No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

Till date, 8,068 cases have been confirmed, 2,311 cases have been discharged and 233 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

The 229 new cases are reported from 15 states – Lagos (90), Katsina (27), Imo (26), Kano (23), FCT (14), Plateau (12), Ogun (9), Delta (7), Borno (5), Rivers (5), Oyo (4), Gombe (3), Osun (2), Anambra (1), Bayelsa (1).”