Nigeria records 276 fresh COVID-19 cases in 15 states, total now 8,344


The confirmed positive cases COVID-19 in Nigeria rose to 8,344 on Tuesday, with 276 new cases are reported from 15 states.

Lagos State is still topping the list as the highest infectious state with 276 fresh cases, followed by Rivers State having 36 new cases, then Edo and Kaduna states recording 27 and 19 fresh cases respectively.

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“In its highlights, NCDC said: “Till date, 8,344 cases have been confirmed, 2,385 cases have been discharged and 249 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 276 new cases are reported from 15 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).

“On the 26th of May 2020, 276 new confirmed cases and 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

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