• April 17, 2021

COVID-19 BRIEFS: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases, As Total Infections Hit 24,077


By Lilian Ogbonna (AGENDAWATCHDOG) –The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via a tweet on its verified handle that Nigeria on Saturday, June 27, 2020, recorded 779 new cases of COVID-19, the highest figures since the outbreak of the virus in Nigeria, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,077.

Breakdown of the new figures are as follows: Lagos (285), Rivers (68), FCT (60), Edo (60), Enugu (56), Delta (47), Ebonyi (42), Oyo (41), Kaduna (19), Ogun (18), Ondo (16), Imo (12), Sokoto (11), Borno (9), Nasarawa (8), Abia (5), Gombe (5), Kebbi (5), Kano (4), Yobe (3), Ekiti (3), and Osun (2).

Out of the total recorded figures of the virus, which is put at 24, 077, a total of 8, 625 patients have been discharged from the various isolation centres in the country, having fully recovered, while 558 fatalities have been recorded so far.


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