JUST IN: Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 24,567 after 490 new infections

Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 24,567 in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced this on Sunday.

It noted that COVID-19 fatalities in Nigeria have increased to 565.

Data from the health agency showed that Lagos, Delta, and Ebonyi states recorded the highest cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

It said, “On the 28th of June 2020, 490 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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

“Till date, 24567 cases have been confirmed, 9007 cases have been discharged and 565 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 490 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos(118), Delta(84), Ebonyi(68), FCT(56), Plateau(39), Edo(29), Katsina(21), Imo(13), Ondo(12), Adamawa(11), Osun(8), Ogun(8), Rivers(6), Kano(5), Enugu(3),Bauchi(3), Akwa Ibom(3), Kogi(1), Oyo(1), Bayelsa(1).”

Meanwhile, more than half a million people have been killed by the novel coronavirus, nearly two-thirds of them in the United States and Europe, according to an AFP tally at 10pm Sunday.

The official death toll for the disease now stands at 500,390 deaths from 10,099,576 cases recorded worldwide. The United States has suffered the highest death toll (125,747), followed by Brazil (57,622) and the United Kingdom (43,550).

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 10,144 8,426 1,592 126
FCT 1,792 1,202 558 32
Oyo 1,306 789 506 11
Kano 1,200 283 866 51
Rivers 1,056 434 584 38
Edo 962 650 277 35
Delta 912 700 190 22
Ogun 782 225 539 18
Kaduna 703 242 449 12
Katsina 549 260 267 22
Bauchi 500 49 439 12
Gombe 492 130 346 16
Borno 486 36 418 32
Ebonyi 395 50 342 3
Plateau 337 172 156 9
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Imo 303 261 38 4
Abia 302 92 207 3
Enugu 261 205 50 6
Ondo 244 136 89 19
Kwara 217 83 128 6
Nasarawa 206 86 112 8
Bayelsa 185 76 97 12
Sokoto 151 18 118 15
Osun 116 64 47 5
Akwa Ibom 86 30 54 2
Adamawa 84 40 38 6
Niger 84 44 37 3
Kebbi 76 28 42 6
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Anambra 71 5 57 9
Yobe 59 3 48 8
Benue 47 31 15 1
Ekiti 43 12 29 2
Taraba 19 9 10 0
Kogi 4 4 0 0

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