COVID-19: Total infections now over 19,000 as Nigeria confirms 667 new cases

Posted by News Express | 20 June 2020 | 1,389 times

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By NNENNA OKORONKWO, Abuja

Nigeria has confirmed 667 new cases of the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19.

Confirming the cases on its official Twitter handle, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC stated that 281 of the cases are in Lagos, Abia-48 Oyo-45 FCT-38 Ogun-37 Enugu-31 Ondo-23 Plateau-21 Edo-19 Delta-18 Rivers-18 Bayelsa-17 Akwa Ibom-17 Kaduna-14 Kano-12 Bauchi-9 Gombe-4 Osun-3 Benue-3 Nasarawa-3 Kwara-3 Ekiti-2 Borno-1

With the latest addition, the number of confirmed cases has hit 19,147  in the country with 6,581 discharged and 487 deaths.

NCDC

@NCDCgov

667 new cases of #COVID19;

Lagos-281

Abia-48

Oyo-45

FCT-38

Ogun-37

Enugu-31

Ondo-23

Plateau-21

Edo-19

Delta-18

Rivers-18

Bayelsa-17

Akwa Ibom-17

Kaduna-14

Kano-12

Bauchi-9

Gombe-4

Osun-3

Benue-3

Nasarawa-3

Kwara-3

Ekiti-2

Borno-1

19,147 confirmed

6,581 discharged

487 deaths

  • Text (excluding headline): VON.


Source: News Express

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