The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 265 new cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria as at May 23, 2020.
NCDC shared a break down of the number of new cases of the coronavirus by the states in Nigeria and Lagos state records the highest, 133, followed by Oyo state with 34 new cases.
The total number of cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria is currently 7526 with 221 recorded deaths from the complications caused by the virus.
See breakdown below, as reported by NCDC;
265 new cases of #COVID19;
7526 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 23, 2020