Coronavirus: Nigeria nears 18,000 as NCDC announces 587 new cases

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Nigeria’s cases of the new coronavirus infections are now close to 18,000 landmark

This was a result of the new 587 cases confirmed by the NCDC on Wednesday, June 18

With the new cases confirmed in 18 states, including the FCT, Nigeria now has 17,735 Covid-19 cases, 469 deaths, and 5,967 recoveries

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 587 new cases of COVID-19 as the country now has a total of 17,735 coronavirus infections.

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The new cases were announced on Wednesday evening, June 18, via the official Twitter handle of the federal health agency.

According to the NCDC, Nigeria now has 469 deaths arising from Covid-19 complications and 5,967 recoveries.

Coronavirus: Nigeria nears 18,000 as NCDC announces 587 new cases
Coronavirus: Nigeria nears 18,000 as NCDC announces 587 new cases.

Lagos which is Nigeria’s epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic still leads the new records with 155 cases while Edo state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) followed with 75 and 67 cases respectively.

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Below is the full state by state breakdown of the new cases in 18 states, including the FCT:

Lagos-155

Edo-75

FCT-67

Rivers-65

Oyo-56

Delta-50

Bayelsa-25

Plateau-18

Kaduna-18

Enugu-17

Borno-12

Ogun-12

Ondo-7

Kwara-4

Kano-2

Gombe-2

Sokoto-1

Kebbi-1

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