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Nigeria Records 490 New COVID-19 Cases, Recovered Patients Exceed 9,000

A health worker helps his colleague with his PPE during a community testing as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Nigeria has recorded 490 more positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) from various parts of the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a tweet on Sunday night while giving an update on the outbreak of the disease.

It explained that the new infections were reported from 19 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Of the new cases, Lagos has 118, followed by Delta, Ebonyi, and the FCT which have 84, 68, and 56 additional infections respectively.

Others states where new cases were reported included Plateau – 39, Edo – 29, Katsina – 21, Imo – 13, Ondo – 12, Adamawa – 11, Osun – eight, Ogun – eight, Rivers – six, Kano – five, Enugu – three, Bauchi – three, Akwa Ibom – three, Kogi – one, Oyo – one, and Bayelsa – one.

 

According to the health agency, this brings to 24,567 the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country.

On the positive note, 382 more patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the various isolation centres.

This brings the total number of patients who have recovered from the disease to 9,007.

However, the death toll from the disease rose from 558 to 565 – indicating a total of seven new deaths.

See the breakdown of the figures below:

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Sunday 11:46 pm 28 Jun 2020

Samples Tested

130,164

Confirmed Cases

24,567

Active Cases

14,995

Discharged Cases

9,007

Death

565

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 10,144 8,426 1,592 126
FCT 1,792 1,202 558 32
Oyo 1,306 789 506 11
Kano 1,200 283 866 51
Rivers 1,056 434 584 38
Edo 962 650 277 35
Delta 912 700 190 22
Ogun 782 225 539 18
Kaduna 703 242 449 12
Katsina 549 260 267 22
Bauchi 500 49 439 12
Gombe 492 130 346 16
Borno 486 36 418 32
Ebonyi 395 50 342 3
Plateau 337 172 156 9
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Imo 303 261 38 4
Abia 302 92 207 3
Enugu 261 205 50 6
Ondo 244 136 89 19
Kwara 217 83 128 6
Nasarawa 206 86 112 8
Bayelsa 185 76 97 12
Sokoto 151 18 118 15
Osun 116 64 47 5
Akwa Ibom 86 30 54 2
Adamawa 84 40 38 6
Niger 84 44 37 3
Kebbi 76 28 42 6
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Anambra 71 5 57 9
Yobe 59 3 48 8
Benue 47 31 15 1
Ekiti 43 12 29 2
Taraba 19 9 10 0
Kogi 4 4 0 0
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