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).