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  • Updated: July 01, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Increase In Lagos, Kano, Others As Number Hits 25,694

Nigeria recorded 561 new confirmed cases in 24-hours on June 30, 2020, with Lagos, Kano and Oyo recording some of the highest number of cases. According to the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the new figure takes the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases within the country to 25,694.

The new cases were recorded from 20 states- Lagos(200), Edo(119), Kaduna(52), FCT(52), Niger(32), Ogun(19), Ondo(16), Imo(14), Plateau(11), Abia(8), Oyo(8), Bayelsa(7), Katsina(6),Kano(5), Bauchi(3), Osun(3), Kebbi(3), Borno(2), Jigawa(1)

On the same day, Nigeria recorded 17 deaths, increasing the number of COVID-19 related deaths to 590 across 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory. While  9746 cases have been discharged since the first COVID-19 case was recorded in late February 2020.

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Olalekan Fakoyejo
Olalekan Fakoyejo

Fakoyejo Olalekan is a certified media practitioner from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ)....

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