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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Top 20,244 As NCDC Confirms 436 New Cases

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Nigeria’s coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, on Friday, increased to 20,244 as 436 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Wednesday night. it also said that 169 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos.

“On the 21st of June 2020, 436 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 20244 cases have been confirmed, 6879 cases have been discharged and 518 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 436 new cases are reported from 19 states; Lagos-169, Oyo-52, Plateau-31, Imo-29, Kaduna-28, Ogun-23, FCT-18, Enugu-18, Bauchi-17, Bayelsa-14, Rivers-8, Osun-6, Kano-6, Edo-5, Benue-5, Adamawa-3, Borno-2, Abia-1, Ekiti-1,” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 8,576 7,006 1,444 126
FCT 1,567 1,051 486 30
Kano 1,190 428 712 50
Oyo 912 621 282 9
Rivers 874 452 391 31
Edo 784 556 197 31
Ogun 646 270 361 15
Kaduna 580 268 302 10
Delta 501 360 124 17
Borno 468 75 362 31
Bauchi 464 129 324 11
Gombe 451 191 246 14
Katsina 426 171 233 22
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Plateau 251 120 125 6
Ebonyi 234 97 137 0
Imo 234 210 21 3
Abia 222 126 93 3
Nasarawa 184 90 88 6
Kwara 180 52 122 6
Bayelsa 169 130 29 10
Enugu 144 110 29 5
Sokoto 135 6 115 14
Ondo 134 75 42 17
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Kebbi 67 21 40 6
Anambra 66 6 51 9
Niger 66 26 37 3
Akwa Ibom 65 20 43 2
Osun 60 9 46 5
Yobe 56 3 45 8
Adamawa 45 3 37 5
Benue 44 29 15 0
Ekiti 35 5 28 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Kogi 3 3 0 0

 

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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