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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 328 New Cases, Total Rises To 11,844

328 persons contracted coronavirus in Nigeria in the past 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 11,844.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Friday.

The NCDC said, “On the 5th of June 2020, 328 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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

“Till date, 11844 cases have been confirmed, 3696 cases have been discharged and 333 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 328 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(121), FCT(70),Bauchi(25), Rivers(18), Oyo(16), Kaduna(15), Gombe(14), Edo(13),Ogun(13), Jigawa(8), Enugu(6), Kano(5), Osun(2), Ondo(2).”

Nigeria currently has 7,815 active COVID-19 cases.

Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 392,878 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally by AFP.

At least 6,696,690 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 2,886,800 are now considered recovered.

Europe overall has 182,440 deaths from 2,237,964 cases, the United States and Canada have 116,459 deaths from 1,977,983 infections, Latin America and the Caribbean 60,540 deaths from 1,201,871 cases, Asia 18,261 deaths from 638,309 cases, the Middle East 10,172 deaths from 455,923 cases, Africa 4,875 deaths from 176,016 cases, and Oceania 131 deaths from 8,632 cases.

 

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 5,663 4,694 902 67
Kano 985 557 382 46
FCT 862 623 217 22
Katsina 385 168 198 19
Edo 364 249 96 19
Kaduna 335 128 197 10
Oyo 334 215 112 7
Ogun 329 133 186 10
Borno 322 111 185 26
Rivers 308 186 104 18
Jigawa 282 124 153 5
Bauchi 281 51 222 8
Gombe 184 50 127 7
Kwara 127 81 45 1
Delta 116 77 31 8
Sokoto 115 4 97 14
Plateau 113 27 84 2
Nasarawa 90 54 31 5
Ebonyi 80 72 8 0
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Yobe 52 20 25 7
Osun 49 10 35 4
Imo 47 28 19 0
Akwa Ibom 45 29 14 2
Adamawa 42 11 27 4
Niger 41 23 17 1
Ondo 38 11 21 6
Kebbi 33 0 29 4
Bayelsa 30 19 8 3
Enugu 30 16 14 0
Ekiti 25 5 18 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Abia 15 8 7 0
Benue 13 12 1 0
Anambra 12 8 3 1
Kogi 3 3 0 0

About Editor

Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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