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Nigeria coronavirus: 8,344 cases, chloroquine trials to go ahead - NAFDAC

Total confirmed cases = 8,344 (new cases = 276)

Total recoveries = 2,385

Total deaths = 249

Active cases = 5,710

Figures valid as of close of day May 26, 2020

May 26: 8000+ cases, Africa’s 4th most impacted

Cases in Nigeria breached the 8,000 mark on Monday evening when the NCDC announced 229 new cases.

Total confirmed cases = 8,068 (new cases = 229)

Total recoveries = 2,311

Total deaths = 233

Active cases = 5,524

Figures valid as of close of day May 25, 2020

May 25: 7,839 cases, Buhari on global impact, food sufficiency

President Buhari has stressed the global impact of COVID-19 describing it as a leveler between the developed and developing world.

Total confirmed cases = 7,839 (new cases = 313)

Total recoveries = 2,263

Total deaths = 226

Active cases = 5,350

Figures valid as of close of day May 24, 2020

May 22: 7,526 cases, no death recorded in 24-hours

No virus-related death recorded in a day for the first time in the month of May 2020, according to records released close of day Saturday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Total confirmed cases = 7,261 (new cases = 245)

Total recoveries = 2,007

Total deaths = 221

Active cases = 5,033

Figures valid as of close of day May 22, 2020

May 22: 7,016 cases, Eid uproar, more evacuations expected

The case count has passed the 7,000 mark reaching 7,016 according to stats as of close of day May 21.

Total confirmed cases = 7,016 (new cases = 339)

Total recoveries = 1907

Total deaths = 211

Active cases = 4,898

Figures valid as of close of day May 21, 2020

May 21: 6,677 cases, northern governors express concern

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has expressed concern over the infection rates of COVID-19 across the region.

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