COVID-19: Nigeria Records 260 New Cases, As Total Infections Rise To 12,486

 COVID-19: Nigeria Records 260 New Cases, As Total Infections Rise To 12,486

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 260 new positive cases of the coronavirus in the country.

The NCDC disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday night, June 7, 2020, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 12, 486.

According to the health agency, Abia State recorded the highest number of infections for the day in the country with 67 cases while the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Lagos State had 40 and 38 cases respectively.

A further breakdown of the new cases showed that Ogun State has 19 infections, Gombe (16), Edo (14), Imo (9), Kwara (8) and Katsina (8).

Others are Nasarawa (8), Borno (8), Kaduna (6), Bauchi (5), Ekiti (4), Niger (2), Ondo (2), Plateau (2), Kano (2), and Sokoto (2).

Of the number of positive cases in Nigeria, 3959 persons have fully recovered and discharged with 354 deaths recorded.

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