A’Ibom Hits 11 New COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria Confirms 389

389 new cases of covid-19
389 new cases of covid-19

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 389 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 8,733 in the country.

Akwa Ibom State recorded 11 new COVID-19 cases, the highest so far, bringing the total number to 35.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official twitter handle, said that as of May 27, fatalities recorded in Nigeria have reached 254.

NCDC explained that most of the fatalities recorded from COVID-19 were cases with other underlying illnesses known as co-morbidities.

A breakdown of the latest results shows that Lagos recorded 256 of the 389 new cases.

Other states with new cases include Katsina-23, Edo-22, Rivers-14, Kano-13, Adamawa-11, Kaduna-7, Kwara-6, Nasarawa-6, Gombe-2, Plateau-2, Abia-2, Delta-2, Benue-2, Niger-2, Kogi-2, Oyo-2, Imo-1, Borno-1, Ogun-1, and Anambra-1.

Till date 8733 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria, 2,501 so far have been discharged, 254 deaths reported.

Global Analysis: Since 31 December 2019 and as of 27 May 2020, 5,555,737 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 350,212 deaths.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 119,775 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (24,264), Egypt (18,756), Algeria (8,697), Nigeria (8,344) and Morocco (7,577).

Asia: 992,377 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Turkey (158,762), India (151,767), Iran (139,511), China (84,103) and Saudi Arabia (76,726).

America: 2,571,974 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (1,681,212), Brazil (391,222), Peru (129,751), Canada (86,636) and Chile (77,961).

Europe: 1,862,304 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (362,342), United Kingdom (265,227), Spain (236,259), Italy (230,555) and Germany (179,364).

Oceania: 8,611 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (7,133), New Zealand (1,154), Guam (169), French Polynesia (89) and Northern Mariana Islands (22). Others: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

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Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 3,590 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Egypt (797), Algeria (617), South Africa (524), Nigeria (249) and Morocco (202).

Asia: 28,077 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Iran (7,508), China (4,638), Turkey (4,397), India (4,337) and Indonesia (1,418).

America: 149,023 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (98,916), Brazil (24,512), Mexico (8,134), Canada (6,639) and Peru (3,788).

Europe: 169 385 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (37,048), Italy (32,955), France (28,530), Spain (27,117) and Belgium (9,334).

Oceania: 130 deaths; the 4 countries reporting deaths are Australia (102), New Zealand (21), Guam (5) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

Others: 7 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.