Nigeria Records 436 Cases of COVID-19, as Infections Toll Exceed 20,000
Nigeria, on Sunday, June 21 recorded 436 more positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), as the country reached another milestone. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this via its official Twitter handle.
It added that Nigeria now has a total of 20,244 confirmed cases of COVID-19, out of which 6,879 have been discharged with 518 others dead.
Giving a further update on the outbreak of the disease, the health agency noted that the new cases were reported in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Twelve people were confirmed dead within 24 hours, while 161 patients were discharged from various isolation centre in the country late Sunday.
Lagos reported the highest number of cases with 169 new cases, Oyo was second with 31 new infections, Plateau came third with 31 cases, while Imo, Kaduna and Ogun recorded 29, 28 and 23 respectively.
Other states with new cases as follows: FCT-18, Enugu-18, Bauchi-17, Bayelsa-14, Rivers-8, Osun-6, Kano-6, Edo-5, Benue-5, Adamawa-3, Borno-2, Abia-1 and Ekiti-1.
Nigeria has so far tested 113,575 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.
On the 21st of June 2020, 436 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
Till date, 20244 cases have been confirmed, 6879 cases have been discharged and 518 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
With the latest update on COVID-19 in Nigeria, Lagos now has a total of 8,576 cases, followed by Abuja and Kano which have 1,567 and 1,190 infections respectively.