The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 490 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 17,148.
The Centre disclosed the new cases via its Twitter handle on Wednesday, June 16, 2020.
In the latest reporting, Lagos state posted 142 new cases, while the Federal Capital Territory contributed 60.
Other states with new cases include Bayelsa (54), Rivers (39), Delta (37), Oyo (30), Kaduna (26), Imo (23), Enugu (19), Gombe (11), Ondo (10), Bauchi (8), Ogun (7), Borno (6), and Benue (1).
While 5,623 persons have been successfully treated and discharged, there has been 455 deaths recorded.