Nigeria Centre for Disease Control records 416 new cases of COVID-19, total infections hit 10,578

June 2, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 416 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 10,578. The NCDC on its official twitter handle said that 3,122 out of the 10,578 total infections have been discharged, with 299 losing their lives. The agency said that 12 new patients were confirmed dead to the virus in the country on Monday.

It explained that most of the fatalities recorded from COVID-19 were cases with other underlying illnesses known as co-morbidities. It stated that no new state had reported a case in the last 24 hours. The health agency’s data showed that Monday’s new cases were spread across 19 states and the FCT, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 192 cases.

The 416 new cases are reported from 20 states, Lagos recorded 192, Edo 41, Rivers 33, Kaduna 30, Kwara 23, Nasarawa 18, Borno 17, Federal Capital Territory14, Oyo 10, Katsina 7, Abia 5, Delta 5, Adamawa and Kano (4), Imo and Ondo each 3, Benue and Bauchi and Ogun each 2 and Niger 1.

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