The new cases announced by NCDC on Tuesday night via its Twitter handle, is the highest daily toll ever since Nigeria confirmed its index case on February 27, 2020.
Lagos State recorded the highest number of infections for the day in the country with 170 cases while Ogun and Bauchi had 108 and 69 cases respectively.
A further breakdown of the new cases showed that Ebonyi State had 49 infections, Edo (33), Rivers (30), FCT (29), Jigawa (26) Delta (20), Anambra (17), Gombe (16), Kano (16), Imo (15), Abia (14), Borno (11), and Oyo (11).
Others are Plateau (8), Kebbi (6), Kaduna (6), Ondo (4), Niger and Katsina had 2 cases each while Osun, Ekiti, Kwara and Nasarawa recorded 1 case apiece.
As at today, 365 people have died of COVID-19 in Nigeria while 4206 reportedly recovered and discharged of the novel virus. NCDC tweeted:
“On the 9th of June 2020, 663 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“The 663 new cases are reported from 26 states; Lagos-170, Ogun-108, Bauchi-69, Ebonyi-49, Edo-33, Rivers-30, FCT-26, Jigawa-26, Delta-20, Anambra-17, Gombe-16, Kano-16, Imo-15, Abia-14, Borno-11, Oyo-11, Plateau-8, Kebbi-6, Kaduna-6, Ondo-4, Niger-2, Katsina-2, Osun-1, Ekiti-1, Kwara-1, Nasarawa-1.
“Till date, 13464 cases have been confirmed, 4206 cases have been discharged and 365 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See the breakdown of cases by states below;