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COVID-19 ECOWAS Daily Update for May 26, 2020Distributed by APO Group on behalf of West African Health Organization (WAHO).Media filesDownload logo
The COVID-19 Nigeria situation report for 26th May, 2020 has been published. Our daily COVID-19 situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria. Download via: https://bit.ly/3bWXXqpDistributed by APO Group on behalf of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).Media filesDownload logo
A breakdown of cases by state Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).Media filesDownload logo
New cases: 30 Active cases: 542 Critical: 1 New recovered: 14 Total recovered: 181 New deaths: 0 Total deaths: 6 Total cases: 731Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health, Ethiopia.Media filesDownload logo
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