COVID-19: Nigeria Records 667 New Cases As Total Infections Exceed 19,000

 COVID-19: Nigeria Records 667 New Cases As Total Infections Exceed 19,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 667 new cases of the novel Coronavirus, pushing its total infections past the 19,000 mark.

According to the Health Agency reports on Friday, June 19, 2020, Lagos State reported the highest number of new cases with 281, Abia State with 48, Oyo State with 45, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 38 cases.

Other States with new cases include 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), Kwara (3), Ekiti (2), and Borno (1).

The total number of cases in the Country now stands at 19,147 while successfully discharged patients are 6,581; the number of deaths related to the virus stands at 487.

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