NCDC confirms 566 new COVID-19 cases, records 573 deaths

* Lagos leads with 166 fresh Coronavirus cases

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 566 new cases of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across several states in the country, making the country’s total 25,133.

According to the NCDC in a tweet via its verified Twitter handle late night of Monday, June 29, Lagos recorded the highest number of new cases with 166 patients, followed by Oyo, Delta and Ebonyi, with 66, 53 and 43 new cases respectively.

Other states which reported new figures include: Plateau-34, Ondo-32, FCT-26, Ogun-25, Edo-24, Imo-15, Bayelsa-13, Benue-12, Gombe-11, Kano-11, Kaduna-11, Osun-8, Nasarawa-7, Borno-5, Katsina-2 and Anambra-2.

In all, the country has now registered a total of 25,133 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the index case was reported in late February, out of which 9,402 cases have been discharged and 573 deaths recorded, according to the disease control agency.

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