Nigeria hits new grim milestone as COVID-19 cases surpass 20,000

June 22, 2020
18 Views

<!– Nigeria records over 20,000 COVID-19 cases. Above NCDC DG Ihekweazu –>

Nigeria records over 20,000 COVID-19 cases. Above NCDC DG Ihekweazu

Nigeria reached a new grim milestone in COVID-19 cases Sunday night with the national total now 20,214.

The new caseload was reached after the NCDC announced 436 new cases, with 12 deaths.

Lagos continued to dominate the daily chart with 169 cases.

The figure is much lower than the 230 registered on Saturday and the 260 on Friday.

However, the state remains the most affected nationally with 8,576 cases.

Oyo recorded the second biggest cases with 52.

Plateau has 32, Imo 29 and Kaduna 28.

Rivers, which announced a lockdown of Bonny and Onne on Sunday, posted just eight cases.

From the figures announced, the virus appears to be on recession in Kano.

Nigeria’s most populous state after Lagos posted six cases, consistent with its recent trend.

Kano, nevertheless still has the country’s third highest caseload, next to Abuja FCT.

Here is the breakdown of cases for 21 June:
Lagos-169
Oyo-52
Plateau-31
Imo-29
Kaduna-28
Ogun-23
FCT-18
Enugu-18
Bauchi-17
Bayelsa-14
Rivers-8
Osun-6
Kano-6
Edo-5
Benue-5
Adamawa-3
Borno-2
Abia-1
Ekiti-1

20,244 confirmed
6,879 discharged
518 deaths

You may be interested

BBNaija 2020: Ozo Clears Air On Kiddwaya’s Controversial Statement Concerning Nengi
News
2 views
News
2 views

BBNaija 2020: Ozo Clears Air On Kiddwaya’s Controversial Statement Concerning Nengi

Webby - September 22, 2020

Ozo and Kiddwaya Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Ozo, has refuted claims by Kiddwaya that he posed a threat to…

BBNaija 2020: Trickytee Reveals Housemate to Win N85 million
News
3 views
News
3 views

BBNaija 2020: Trickytee Reveals Housemate to Win N85 million

Webby - September 22, 2020

TrikyTee Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Trickytee, has revealed in a conversation with the host, Ebuka obi- Uchendu that he…

16-yr-old Boy Caught With Double-Barreled Gun In Anambra School
News
1 views
News
1 views

16-yr-old Boy Caught With Double-Barreled Gun In Anambra School

Webby - September 22, 2020

16-yr-old Boy Caught With a Double-Barreled Gun In Anambra School The Police in Anambra State have arrested a secondary school…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.