345 in Lagos as Nigeria Records Highest Daily Increase Of COVID-19 Cases As Infections Tops 14,000
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced a record-breaking 681 new cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the official total of the cases to 14, 554.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos state reported more than half of the new cases with 345 infections.
681 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 11, 2020
The agency’s update also showed that 51 more cases were detected in Rivers, 48 in Ogun, 47 in Gombe, 36 in Oyo, 31 in Imo, 28 in Delta, 23 in Kano, 18 in Bauchi and 12 cases each in Edo and Katsina.
Other states with new coronavirus cases are; Kaduna (9), Anambra (7), Jigawa(5) Kebbi (4), Ondo (4) and Nasarawa (1).
The health agency also noted that while 4,494 people have recovered from the disease, 387 have died as a result of the virus.