On Thursday, May 28, one hundred and eighty-two new cases of Coronavirus was reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The NCDC, reports that 2592 patients have been discharged and declared free of the Coronavirus pandemic after a series of test carried out on them returns negative. Also, the dreadful disease has so far claimed the lives of 259 persons in the country since its outbreak.
Naija News, however, observed that the newly reported cases were fair in numbers compared to previous cases which had Lagos State alone with 256 cases on Wednesday night.
See below the breakdown of states with confirmed cases of COVID-19; including active patients, discharged patients and deaths recorded in Nigeria.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
Reporting earlier, the director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has noted that Nigerians have begun to sell COVID-19 diagnostic test kits in “black markets”.