COVID-19 Is 100 Days Old In Nigeria New Cases Rise To 12,233

On the anniversary of Coronavirus (COVID-19) 100 days in Nigeria with the arrival of the Italian national who arrived Lagos State with the dreaded disease late February, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as at 11:38p.m. on Saturday June 6, 2020 confirmed that the cases of the virus in the country have passed the 12,000 mark.

The new status was buoyed by 389 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, which the NCDC disclosed through its Twitter handle, saying that no fewer than 342 patients have died from coronavirus-related complications in the country. The centre further said, “On June 6, 2020, 389 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria and no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 12233 cases have been confirmed, 3826 cases have been discharged and 342 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.”

The 389 new cases according to the NCDC are from:

Lagos-66

FCT-50

Delta-32

Oyo-31

Borno-26

Rivers-24

Edo-23

Ebonyi-23

Anambra-17

Gombe-17

Nasarawa-14

Imo-12

Kano-12

Sokoto-12

Jigawa-8

Ogun-7

Bauchi-5

Kebbi-2

Kaduna-2

Katsina-2

Ondo-2

Abia-1

Niger-1

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