“288 In Lagos, 76 In Oyo” – Nigeria Confirms 675 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 20,919

June 23, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 675 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 20,919.

According to the NCDC on its Twitter page on Monday night, Lagos state recorded the highest number of new cases with 288 and Oyo was second with 76, while Rivers had 56.

Other states with new cases include Delta (31), Ebonyi (30), Gombe (28), Ondo (20), Kaduna (20), Kwara (20), Ogun (17), FCT (16), Edo (13), Abia (10), Nasarawa (9), Imo (9), Bayelsa (8), Borno (8), Katsina (8), Sokoto (3), Bauchi (3), and Plateau (2).

The health agency disclosed that 7,109 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 525 have died as a result of the virus.

“On the 22nd of June 2020, 675 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“The 675 new cases are reported from 21 states; Lagos-288, Oyo-76, Rivers-56, Delta-31, Ebonyi-30, Gombe-28, Ondo-20, Kaduna-20, Kwara-20, Ogun-17, FCT-16, Edo-13, Abia-10, Nasarawa-9, Imo-9, Bayelsa-8, Borno-8, Katsina-8, Sokoto-3, Bauchi-3, Plateau-2.

“Till date, 20919 cases have been confirmed, 7109 cases have been discharged and 525 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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