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Monday, 29 June 2020

566 New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In Nigeria, Cases Top 25,000 As 395 More Patients Recovers

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The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria surpassed the 25,000 marks on Monday following the report of new 566 cases recorded in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new figures in a late-night post via its verified Twitter handle.
Just like the previous day, the new cases were recorded across 19 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Giving a breakdown of the cases, the NCDC noted that the five states with the highest number of infections were Lagos – 166, Oyo – 66, Delta – 53, Ebonyi – 43, and Plateau – 34.
Others included Ondo – 32, FCT – 26, Ogun – 25, Edo – 24, Imo – 15, Bayelsa – 13, Benue – 12, Gombe – 11, Kano – 11, Kaduna – 11, Osun – eight, Nasarawa – seven, Borno – five, Katsina – two, and Anambra – two.

According to the health agency, Nigeria now has 25,133 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 11:23pm on June 29, 2020.
On a positive note, 395 more patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the isolation centers in various parts of the country.
This brings to 9,402 the number of people who have been discharged so far, although eight more patients lost the battle to COVID-19.
The NCDC has put the country’s death toll from the disease at 573.

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