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 Nigeria records 501 new COVID-19 cases, total now 15,682

Nigeria records 501 new COVID-19 cases, total now 15,682


Nigeria has recorded 501 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 15,682.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Saturday.

According to the NCDC, the COVID-19 death toll in the country has increased to 407.

It said, “On the 13th of June 2020, 501 new confirmed cases and eight deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 15682 cases have been confirmed, 5,101 cases have been discharged and 407 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 501 new cases are reported from 24 states-Lagos (195), FCT (50), Kano (42), Kaduna(27), Edo (26), Oyo (22), Imo(21), Gombe (17), Benue (12), Enugu (12), Delta (11), Anambra(11), Ebonyi (10), Nasarawa (9), Ogun (9), Bauchi (8), Kebbi (4), Akwa Ibom (3) Jigawa (3), Katsina (3), Yobe (2), Borno (2), Kwara (1), Ondo (1).”

Data from the NCDC’s website obtained by The PUNCH showed that Nigeria currently has 10,174 active COVID-19 cases.

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