COVID-19 UPDATES: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases pass 12,000, Death Toll Hits 342

It’s about four month  since Nigeria recorded its first case of coronavirus, confirmed infections in the country have passed 12,000.

This is after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced 389 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

The NCDC made the announcement via its Twitter handle, saying that no fewer than 342 patients have died from coronavirus-related complications in the country.

It said, “On the 6th of June 2020, 389 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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

“Till date, 12, 233 cases have been confirmed, 3826 cases have been discharged and 342 deaths have been recorded

in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory’

“The 389 new cases are reported from 23 states- 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).”

Meanwhile Lagos State has recorded 42 new coronavirus recoveries,

The state government made this known on Saturday, noting that the patients were discharged upon treatment and testing negative for the virus.





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