COVID-19 BRIEFS: Cases Continue To Burgeon, As Nigeria Records 627 New Cases, Taking Total Infections To 15181

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Friday, June 12, 2020, that the country’s COVID-19 figures were escalating, despite concerted efforts by government and health authorities to stem the tide, as  627 new cases of the virus were recorded, taking the country’s total infections to 15181.

Breakdown of the new cases are as follows: Lagos-229, Federal Capital Territory (FCT)-65, Abia (54), Borno (42), Oyo (35), Rivers (28), 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).

Out of the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, 4891 have been discharged from the various isolation centres across the country, while 339 fatalities have been recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Agenda Watchdog

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