Nigeria Records New 745 Cases of COVID-19, Total 18480


Nigeria has recorded new 745 cases of COVID-19, making a total of 18480 cases since the outbreak of the infection in the country.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC statistics as released at 11:55 PM on 18 June, revealed that the no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

The agency said it recorded six deaths on Thursday, making total fatality from the infection 745 in the country, while a total of 6307 patients have fully recovered and discharged.

The NCDC however noted that no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

According to its daily update on its Twitter handle, the agency said: “On the 18h of June 2020, 745 new confirmed cases and six deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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“Till date, 18480 cases have been confirmed, 6307 cases have been discharged and 475 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 745 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos(280), Oyo(103), Ebonyi(72), FCT(60), Imo(46), Edo(34), Delta(33), Rivers(25), Kaduna(23), Ondo(16), Katsina(12), Kano(10), Bauchi(8), Borno(7), Kwara(5), Gombe(4), Sokoto(2), Enugu(2), Yobe(1), Osun(1), Nasarawa(1)”.



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