Nigeria Records 389 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 8,733
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 announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, raised the total number of the outbreak in Nigeria to 8,733.
389 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 27, 2020
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.
While 11 cases were recorded in Adamawa and Akwa Ibom, seven were detected in Kaduna and six each in Kwara and Nasarawa state.
In Gombe, Plateau, Abia, Delta, Benue, Niger, Kogi, and Oyo state, two cases each were recorded while one each was confirmed in Imo, Borno, Ogun and Anambra.