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NIGERIA RECORDS 573 CASES OF COVID19

NCDC JUNE 16

Nigeria has recorded 573 new cases of #COVID19 in 20 states, bringing the total to 16,658.

#COVID-19 cases have been recorded in 35 states of the country plus the FCT, with Cross River being the only state without any case.

5,349 patients have fully recovered and discharged, while 424 deaths have been recorded, and so, the number of active cases is 10,885.

According to the information released at 11.50pm, June 15, 2020 by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, 216 of the cases are in Lagos; 103 in Rivers; Oyo- 68; Edo- 40; Kano-21; Gombe-20; FCT-17; Delta-13.

There are 12 cases each in Plateau and Bauchi; Niger-10; Kebbi-9; Ogun and Ondo each have 8; Abia-7; Nasarawa-5; Borno, Kwara, Benue and Anambra each have 1 case.