Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 276 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total active cases to 8,344.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official twitter handle, said that as of May 26, 2020, fatalities have reached 249, which means that 16 deaths were recorded in the country.
The health agency said no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours. The 276 new cases of COVID-19 were reported as follows: Lagos-161, Rivers-36, Edo-27, Kaduna-19, Nasarawa-10, Oyo-6, Kano-4, Delta-3, Ebonyi-3, Gombe-2, Ogun-1, Ondo-1, Borno-1, Abia-1, Bauchi-1.
Till date 8,344 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria, 2,385 have been discharged, 249 deaths reported.
Nigeria currently has 5,708 active cases of COVID-19.
As of 07 pm on Tuesday, coronavirus has killed at least 347,723 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December.
Since 31 December 2019 and as of 26 May 2020, 5,459,528 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 345 994 deaths.
Cases have been reported from:
Africa: 115,868 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (23,615), Egypt (17,967), Algeria (8,503), Nigeria (8,068) and Morocco (7,532).
Asia: 971,938 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Turkey (157,814), India (145,380), Iran (137,724), China (84,102) and Saudi Arabia (74,795).
America: 2,518,852 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (1 662,302), Brazil (374,898), Peru (123,979), Canada (85,700) and Chile (73,997).
Europe: 1,843,581 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (353,427), United Kingdom (261,184), Spain (235,400), Italy (230,158) and Germany (179,002).
Oceania: 8,593 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (7,118), New Zealand (1,154), Guam (166), French Polynesia (89) and Northern Mariana Islands (22).
Others: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.
Africa: 3,478 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Egypt (783), Algeria (609), South Africa (481), Nigeria (233) and Morocco (200).
Asia: 27,680 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Iran (7,451), China (4,638), Turkey (4,369), India (4,167) and Indonesia (1,391).
America: 146,391 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (98,220), Brazil (23,473), Mexico (7,633), Canada (6,545) and Peru (3,629).
Europe: 168,308 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (36,914), Italy (32,877), France (28,432), Spain (26,834) and Belgium (9,312).
Oceania: 130 deaths; the four 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.
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