The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced 490 confirmed new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 17,148.
The NCDC also announced the discharge of 274 patients from isolation centers across the country with 31 new deaths reported.
“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.
“Till date, 17,148 cases have been confirmed, 5,623 cases have been treated and discharged and 455 deaths have been recorded in 35 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.”
Only Cross River State has yet to record any COVID-19 figure. The 490 new cases are reported from 16 States. They include 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) and Benue (1)