Nigeria records 745 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 18,480

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 745 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 18,480.

The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle on Thursday.

“On the 18th of June 2020, 745 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“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,” NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 7,896 6,406 1,382 108
FCT 1,451 1,021 402 28
Kano 1,170 414 706 50
Oyo 764 474 281 9
Edo 729 538 160 31
Rivers 721 407 288 26
Ogun 586 215 356 15
Kaduna 513 217 286 10
Borno 464 101 333 30
Gombe 447 243 191 13
Bauchi 438 105 322 11
Katsina 426 171 233 22
Delta 400 279 104 17
Jigawa 317 121 190 6
Ebonyi 234 97 137 0
Imo 205 181 21 3
Plateau 186 67 114 5
Nasarawa 178 98 74 6
Kwara 177 71 100 6
Abia 173 153 20 0
Sokoto 135 6 115 14
Bayelsa 111 80 28 3
Ondo 107 51 41 15
Enugu 95 62 28 5
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Kebbi 67 27 34 6
Anambra 66 13 44 9
Niger 66 31 33 2
Yobe 56 3 45 8
Osun 51 2 45 4
Akwa Ibom 46 3 41 2
Adamawa 42 1 37 4
Benue 36 25 11 0
Ekiti 30 4 24 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Kogi 3 3 0 0

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