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Nigeria coronavirus: 9,302 cases, third most impacted in Africa

Total confirmed cases = 8,915 (new cases = 182)

Total recoveries = 2,592

Total deaths = 259

Active cases = 6,064

Figures valid as of close of day May 28, 2020

May 28: 8,788 cases, Kogi records case

Kogi State became the last but one state to record infections.

Total confirmed cases = 8,733 (new cases = 389)

Total recoveries = 2,501

Total deaths = 254

Active cases = 5,978

Figures valid as of close of day May 27, 2020

May 27: 8,344 cases, chloroquine treatment to continue

The director of Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (Nafdac), Mojisola Adeyeye, has disclosed that clinical trails for virus treatment using chloroquine will continue despite a recent move by the WHO to suspend a similar trial over safety concerns.

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 24: 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).

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