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    Friday, June 12, 2020

    Nigeria Records 627 New COVID-19 Infections

    Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic takes a different turn as the days goes by with regards to figures released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on a daily basis.

    In a latest report, NCDC announced 627 new cases of coronavirus which brings the country’s total figures to 15,181

    The agency also announced that no fewer than three hundred and ninety-nine patients have died of coronavirus-related complications as twelve new deaths were recorded from the virus on Friday.

    Three hundred and seventy-nine people have been discharged from various isolation center in the country after tested negative to the virus, bringing the total figure of patients discharged to 4,891

    NCDC, through its verified Twitter account, said, the new cases were reported in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
    Lagos recorded the highest number of cases on Friday with 229 infections, followed by FTC with 65 cases and Abia with 54 cases.

    Borno-42, Oyo-35, Rivers-28, Edo-28, Gombe-27, Ogun-21, Plateau-18, Delta-18, Bauchi-10, Kaduna-10, Benue-9, Ondo-8, Kwara-6, Nasarawa-4, Enugu-4, Sokoto-3, Niger-3, Kebbi-3, Yobe-1 and Kano-1

    Nigeria has tested 88,432 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on 27 February 2020.

    As of the time of reporting, 35 states and the FCT have recorded at least a case of the disease. Only one state, Cross River, is yet to report any case of the virus.

    On the 12th of June 2020, 627 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
    No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
    Till date, 15181 cases have been confirmed, 4891 cases have been discharged and 399 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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