COVID-19: Nigeria records 587 new cases, total now 17,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, announced that the country has recorded 587 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 17,735.

The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Wednesday night.

The centre also said that the number of fatalities has risen to 469 after recording 14 new deaths, while 5,967 people have been discharged from the isolation centres after full recovery.

“On the 17th of June 2020, 587 new confirmed cases and 14 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 17735 cases have been confirmed, 5967 cases have been discharged and 469 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 587 new cases are reported from 18 states; 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,” NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States AffectedNo. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)No. of Cases (on admission)No. DischargedNo. of Deaths
Lagos7,6166,1861,323107
FCT1,39197239128
Kano1,16041469650
Rivers69639727326
Edo69551015431
Oyo6614102429
Ogun58625731514
Kaduna49019428610
Borno45711131630
Gombe44326017112
Bauchi43013128811
Katsina41415923322
Delta3672559517
Jigawa3171211906
Plateau186671145
Nasarawa17797746
Abia173153200
Kwara17269985
Ebonyi162361260
Imo159135213
Sokoto1331610314
Bayelsa11180283
Enugu9360285
Ondo89344114
Zamfara760715
Kebbi6727346
Anambra6632259
Niger6634311
Yobe552458
Osun505414
Akwa Ibom4828182
Adamawa421374
Benue3625110
Ekiti3010182
Taraba188100
Kogi3300

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