389 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, May, 27, 2019, this is according to the NCDC.
According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 256 cases were recorded in Lagos, 13 in Katsina, 23 in Edo, 22 in River, 14 Kano, 13 in Adamawa, 11 in Akwa Ibom, 11 in Kaduna, 7 in Kwara, 6 in Nasarawa, 2 in Plateau, 2 in Abia, 2 in Delta, 2 in Benue, 2 in Niger, 2 Kogi-2 in Oyo, 2 in Imo, 1 in Borno, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Anambra State.
In total, Nigeria has recorded 8733 cases of COVID-19. 2501 patients have been discharged from various Isolation centers across the country, while 254 deaths have been recorded.
Lagos state remains the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria, and yesterday 87 patients were discharged in the state following their recovery from the novel coronavirus.
CPS to the Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Akosil, disclosed this via his twitter account on Wednesday Evening.
“26 of the patients were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 24 from Onikan Isolation Centre, 12 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 11 from Agidingbi, nine from Gbagada Isolation Centre and five from from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres.
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities is now 825,” he said.
He added: “As our front line health workers records successes in this battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection.”