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Nigeria Records 501 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 15,682

Posted by Samuel on Sun 14th Jun, 2020 -

According to the NCDC, the COVID-19 death toll in the country has increased to 407.

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Nigeria has recorded 501 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 15,682.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Saturday.

According to the NCDC, the COVID-19 death toll in the country has increased to 407.

It said, “On the 13th of June 2020, 501 new confirmed cases and eight deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 15682 cases have been confirmed, 5,101 cases have been discharged and 407 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 501 new cases are reported from 24 states-Lagos (195), FCT (50), Kano (42), Kaduna(27), Edo (26), Oyo (22), Imo(21), Gombe (17), Benue (12), Enugu (12), Delta (11), Anambra(11), Ebonyi (10), Nasarawa (9), Ogun (9), Bauchi (8), Kebbi (4), Akwa Ibom (3) Jigawa (3), Katsina (3), Yobe (2), Borno (2), Kwara (1), Ondo (1).”

Data from the NCDC’s website obtained by The PUNCH showed that Nigeria currently has 10,174 active COVID-19 cases.

Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 427,495 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally by AFP at 07 pm on Saturday.

At least 7,711,490 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 3,458,300 are now considered recovered with 4,523 deaths and 136,525 cases logged over the past 24 hours.

Europe overall has 187,405 deaths from 2,382,860 cases, the United States and Canada have 123,216 deaths from 2,159,686 infections, Latin America and the Caribbean 76,672 deaths from 1,579,124 cases, Asia 22,449 deaths from 808,221 cases, the Middle East 11,485 deaths from 554,472 cases, Africa 6,137 deaths from 227,430 cases, and Oceania 131 deaths from 8,698 cases.

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