Breaking: Nigeria Records 661 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Hits 19,808
Nigeria has recorded 661 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number to 19,808 in the country.
This was confirmed in a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night.
According to the tweet, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is now 19,808, with 6,718 persons discharged and 506 deaths.
The breakdown of figures recorded according to states is as follows:
Of the new cases, Lagos has the highest with 230 infections, followed by Rivers and Delta States which reported 127 and 83 more cases respectively.
Others are FCT – 60, Oyo – 51, Edo – 31, Bayelsa – 27, Kaduna – 25, Plateau – 13, Ondo – six, Nasarawa – three, Ekiti and Kano – two, and Borno – one.
With the latest update on COVID-19 in Nigeria, Lagos now has a total of 8,407 cases, followed by Abuja and Kano which have 1,549 and 1,184 infections respectively.
661 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
506 deaths pic.twitter.com/PH87IGyn5R
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 20, 2020