Nigeria Records 229 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 8,068
229 new cases of the coronavirus disease were recorded in 14 Nigerian states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Monday, May 25, 2020.
The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Twitter.
Nigeria has now recorded a total of 8,068 coronavirus cases in 34 states and the FCT since its index case was announced on February 27.
Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 14 states and the FCT with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 90 cases.
Katsina recorded the second highest number of new cases on Monday with 27, followed closely by Imo with 26 new cases, and Kano with 23 new cases.
14 new cases were recorded in the FCT, while 12 were recorded in Plateau, nine in Ogun, seven in Delta, and five each in Borno and Rivers.
Oyo recorded four new cases, followed by Gombe with three, Osun with two, and one each in Anambra and Bayelsa.
229 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 25, 2020