Nigeria confirms 265 new coronavirus cases, total rises to 7,526

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday, announced that the country has recorded 265 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 7,526.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Saturday night.

“On the 23rd of May 2020, 265 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 7526 cases have been confirmed, 2174 cases have been discharged and 221 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 265 new cases are reported from 13 states; 133-Lagos, 34-Oyo, 28-Edo, 23-Ogun, 22-FCT, 6-Plateau, 5-Kaduna, 3-Borno, 3-Niger, 2-Kwara, 2-Bauchi, 2-Anambra, 2-Enugu.”

See the breakdown of cases by states below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos3,3572,68862742
Kano88371413336
FCT46931214314
Katsina3082435114
Borno2508414125
Jigawa241159784
Oyo233171584
Bauchi232621655
Ogun219114996
Kaduna184791005
Edo172109576
Gombe145371053
Sokoto116238013
Rivers8959237
Plateau7749271
Zamfara768635
Kwara7540341
Yobe473386
Osun425334
Nasarawa3818182
Kebbi3211174
Delta3113126
Adamawa277182
Niger262051
Ondo234181
Ebonyi222020
Akwa Ibom216132
Ekiti204142
Enugu181260
Taraba188100
Bayelsa8260
Anambra8710
Abia7610
Imo7070
Benue5410

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