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“142 In Lagos, 60 In Abuja” – Nigeria Records 490 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 17,148

Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of the novel coronavirus and an additional 31 deaths linked to the virus.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 490 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 17,148.

"142 In Lagos, 60 In Abuja" - Nigeria Records 490 New Cases Of Coronavirus As Total Hits 17,148 1

According to NCDC in a tweet on Tuesday night, Lagos State recorded 142 new cases, while the Federal Capital Territory had 60 new infections.

Other states with new cases include Bayelsa (54), Rivers (39), Delta (37), Oyo (30), Kaduna (26), Imo (23), Enugu (19), Gombe (11), Ondo (10), Bauchi (8), Ogun (7), Borno (6), and Benue (1).

Although 5,623 persons have been successfully treated and discharged, 455 casualties have been recorded to the virus, according to the NCDC.

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“On the 16th of June 2020, 490 new confirmed cases and 31 deaths were recorded in Nigeria No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“The 490 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos(142), FCT(60), Bayelsa(54), Rivers(39), Delta(37), Oyo(30), Kaduna(26), Imo(23), Enugu(19), Kwara(17), Gombe(11), Ondo(10), Bauchi(8), Ogun(7), Borno(6), Benue(1).

“Till date, 17148 cases have been confirmed, 5623 cases have been discharged and 455 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC said.

See the breakdown by states below:

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