Coronavirus cases rises to 24,567 as Nigeria records 490 new cases


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announces 490 new cases of coronavirus in the country.

On Sunday, June 28, 2020, the total number of coronavirus cases rises to 24,567 in 19 states including Abuja. Lagos state records the highest number with 118 cases, 84 cases in Delta, 68 cases in Ebonyi, and 56 cases in Abuja.

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NCDC records 39 cases in Plateau, 29 in Edo, 21 in Katsina, 13 in Imo, and 12 in Ondo. Adamawa record 11 cases, Osun and Ogun record eight cases each, six cases in Rivers, and five cases in Kano. 

Enugu, Bachi, and Akwa-Ibom state record three cases, while Kogi, Oyo, and Bayelsa record ONE case each of coronavirus.

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The death numbers have gotten to 565 as of June 28, 2020. Since the inception of its first case in February, 9,007 patients have been discharged. As of June 27, 2020, a total of 130,164 samples have been tested in Nigeria.

Lagos state still remains the major center of the pandemic having a total of 10,144 confirmed cases with a total of 1,592 recovery cases. For Lagos, this still means that the rate of recovery is still very low as the state still has a total of 8,426 active cases. Deaths amount to a total of 126.

FCT has taken the second lead with 1,792 cases while Oyo has 1,306 confirmed cases, taking the third lead.

Kano state takes fourth place with 1,200 cases. Rivers state is following closely with 1,056 confirmed cases. 


Cross-River state is still free from the virus. Stay tuned for more updates and leave a comment.

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