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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hits 8,733, fatalities 254 ~ Truth Reporters

Nigeria on Wednesday announced 389 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 8,733 according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The Public Health Agency on its verified twitter handle, said as at May 27, total deaths recorded from the virus in Nigeria have reached 254.

The report explained that most of the fatalities recorded from COVID-19 were cases with other underlying illnesses known as co-morbidities.

In its breakdown of the latest results, the NCDC said Lagos reported 256 of the 389 new cases accounting for 66 percent of the days confirmed cases. Other states with new cases include Katsina-23, Edo-22, Rivers-14, Kano-13, Adamawa-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-7, Kwara-6, Nasarawa-6, Gombe-2, Plateau-2, Abia-2, Delta-2, Benue-2, Niger-2, Kogi-2, Oyo-2, Imo-1, Borno-1, Ogun-1, Anambra-1.

Till date 8733 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria, 2,501 so far have been discharged, 254 deaths reported while Kogi state finally entered the chart list.

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