COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Wednesday with 389 cases reported by the country, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic.
The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Twitter.
This takes the country’s total infections to 8,733 out of which 2,501 have been discharged with 254 losing their lives.
Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 22 states and with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 256 cases.
389 new cases of #COVID19;
8733 cases of #COVID19Nigeria
Deaths: 254 pic.twitter.com/zMOY2YKAX1
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 27, 2020