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Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Nigeria Records 31 Covid-19 Deaths In A Day

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 31 COVID-19 related deaths, the highest number of fatalities since the pandemic broke out on February 27, the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has said.
The centre also confirmed 490 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 17,148.
The NCDC announced this on it’s official Twitter handle.
It said that, as at June 16, 2020, the new cases were recorded in 16 states while no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours.
The NCDC said that Lagos reported the highest number of cases with 142 new cases and FCT was second with 60 new infections.
”The 490 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos (142), FCT (60), Bayelsa (54), Rivers(39), Delta(37), Oyo (30), Kaduna (26), Imo (23), Enugu (19), Kwara (17), Gombe (11), Ondo (10), Bauchi (8), Ogun (7), Borno (6), Benue (1).

The NCDC said that till date, 17,148 cases have been confirmed, 11,070 active cases 5,623 cases have been treated and discharged deaths, 96, 402 samples have been collected, and 455 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Meanwhile, NCDC said that Lagos State recorded 25 deaths between June 12 and 15; and they were all announced on June, 16.


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