Nigeria recorded its highest daily toll on Thursday with 681 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in 17 states.
Lagos alone accounted for over 50 percent of the total figure with 345 new cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the latest figures a few minutes before midnight on Thursday.
A total of 14,554 COVID-19 infections have now been confirmed in 35 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
The number of discharged patients rose from 4,351 to 4,494, while five new deaths were recorded, increasing the country’s total fatality figure from 382 to to 387.
681 new cases of #COVID19;— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 11, 2020
14,554 cases of #COVID19Nigeria
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