Nigeria has recorded 265 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said late Saturday.

The total infections for the country now stand at 7,526.

In a tweet via its official handle, the NCDC reported that 133 of the new cases were found in Lagos, 34 in Oyo, 28 in Edo, 22 in the FCT, six in Plateau, five in Kaduna, three each in Borno and Niger, and two each in Kwara, Bauchi, Anambra, and Enugu.

The number of deaths remained unchanged at 221 from Friday but the figures for successfully treated patients increased to 2,174.

265 new cases of #COVID19;

133-Lagos
34-Oyo
28-Edo
23-Ogun
22-FCT
6-Plateau
5-Kaduna
3-Borno
3-Niger
2-Kwara
2-Bauchi
2-Anambra
2-Enugu

7526 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
Discharged: 2174
Deaths: 221 pic.twitter.com/92btuBX9tv

— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 23, 2020

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