COVID-19: Nigeria's confirmed cases now 25,133

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  • The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria exceeded the 25,000 mark on Monday following report of 566 infections.
  • 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 the positive note, 395 more patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the isolation centres 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.
  • See the breakdown of the figures below:
  • COVID-19 NIGERIA
  • Monday 11:58 pm 29 Jun 2020
  • Samples Tested
  • 132,304
  • Confirmed Cases
  • 25,212
  • Active Cases
  • 15,237
  • Discharged Cases
  • 9,402
  • Death
  • 573
  • ~Channels
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