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

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


Nigeria has recorded 229 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 8,068.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Monday.

Data from the NCDC showed that seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications, making the total number of COVID-19 fatalities rise to 233.

He said, “On the 25th of May 2020, 229 new confirmed cases and seven deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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

“Till date, 8068 cases have been confirmed, 2311 cases have been discharged and 233 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and 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(nine), Delta(seven), Borno(five), Rivers(five), Oyo(four), Gombe(three), Osun(two), Anambra(one), Bayelsa(one).”

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