Nigeria records 627 new COVID-19 cases, another high for 2 consecutive days – NCDC

Nigeria records 627 new cases of COVID-19, another high case for two consecutive days, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says.

On Friday, in a tweet by the NCDC said Nigeria has 15, 181 cases of COVID-19.

The NCDC also said that, as of June 12, 12 deaths were recorded.

They therefore said that no new state has reported a case in the past 24 hours.

NCDC said that the Lagos state led the state ranking with 229 new cases, Abuja trailed behind reporting 65 case.

Other states with new infections include Abia (54), Borno (42), Oyo (35), Rivers (28), Rivers (28), Edo (28), Gombe (27), Ogun (21), Plateau (18), Delta (18), Bauchi (10), Kaduna (10), Benue (9), Ondo (8), Kwara (6), Nasarawa (4), Enugu (4), Sokoto (3), Niger (3), Kebbi (3), Yobe (1), and Kano (1).

The NCDC said that till date, 15181 cases had been confirmed, 9891 active cases 4891 cases have been treated and discharged deaths , 88, 432 samples have been collected, and 399 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The health agency said that in spite of the difficulties faced as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country, it will remain focused and committed to its mandate of protecting the health of all Nigerians.

The NCDC called on Nigerians as they celebrate Democracy Day to reflect on their journey as a nation and TakeResponsibility for the future they all seek.

Source: The Guardian

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