Over 500 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 19,808

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Saturday.

The NCDC also said COVID-19 fatalities have increased to 506 in the country.

It said, “On the 20th of June 2020, 661 new confirmed cases and 19 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 19808 cases have been confirmed, 6718 cases have been discharged and 506 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 661 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(230), Rivers(127), Delta(83), FCT(60), Oyo(51), Edo(31),Bayelsa(27), Kaduna(25), Plateau(13), Ondo(6), Nasarawa(3), Ekiti(2), Kano(2), Borno(1).”

Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 461,665 people since the outbreak began in China last December, according to a tally compiled by AFP as of 07pm on Saturday.

– Punch

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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