Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 16 COVID-19 related deaths and 276 new cases, odunews.com reports.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made the announcement via a tweet.
Lagos recorded almost twice its figure for Monday, as the state moved from 90 new cases the previous day to 161 new cases on Tuesday.
A total of 8,344 confirmed COVID-19 cases have now been recorded in 34 states and the federal capital territory.
The number of discharged persons rose from 2,311 to 2,385, while fatalities increased from 233 to 249.
According to the NCDC situation report for May 25, 2020, the number of samples tested increased by 1,120 to a total of 46,803.
276 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 26, 2020
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