The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on yesterday recorded 276 new cases of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter handle, said that as of 11:30p.m. on May 26, 2020, 14 deaths were recorded in the country.
Lagos State, which has remained the epicenter of the infection since the virus arrived Nigeria accounted for more than half of the total patients that tested positive on Tuesday May 26 with 161 patients. With the new recorded cases today, Nigeria, according to the NCDC now has 8344 cases with 2385 discharged and 249 deaths.
A breakdown of the 276 new cases of COVID19 in the country are as follows: