Coronavirus: NCDC reports 389 new cases as Nigeria's total infections exceed 12,000

Coronavirus: NCDC reports 389 new cases as Nigeria's total infections exceed 12,000

- The NCDC has reported 389 new cases in 22 states in Nigeria, and the FCT

- The new report shows 130 people have recovered in the last 24 hours while nine persons died within the same period

- As of Saturday night, June 6, Nigeria has 12,233 cases of Covid-19; with 3826 recoveries and 342 deaths

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The number of COVID-19 patients in Nigeria has increased once again as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced fresh 389 new cases in the country.

The national health agency announced the new cases in 22 states and the FCT via its Twitter page on Saturday, June 6, at about 11:38pm.

As usual, Lagos topped the list with the highest number, 66, and was closely followed by the FCT which had 50 new cases.

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The states with the least number of new cases were Abia and Niger states which recorded one each.

The number of deaths went from 333 on Friday night to 342 on Saturday, meaning nine more people lost their lives in a space of 24 hours.

According to the latest NCDC report, Nigeria now has 12,233 cases of COVID-19. Out of that number, 3826 have recovered and have been discharged.

Below is a breakdown of the new cases:

Lagos-66

FCT-50

Delta-32

Oyo-31

Borno-26

Rivers-24

Edo-23

Ebonyi-23

Anambra-17

Gombe-17

Nasarawa-14

Imo-12

Kano-12

Sokoto-12

Jigawa-8

Ogun-7

Bauchi-5

Kebbi-2

Kaduna-2

Katsina-2

Ondo-2

Abia-1

Niger-1

Meanwhile, the United States Mission to the African Union recognized the effort of a Nigerian man, Oluwayomi Zeblon, for helping his peers during coronavirus pandemic.

A student at Lagos State University, the young man was able to organize a teaching session for his mates online in order to empower them to bring about change in their communities.

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In a Facebook post, Zeblon was described as an inspiring leader who is passionate about making others achieve development by helping them overcome their weaknesses.

Zeblon believes that he can equip his peers with the required tools or motivation to make changes happen in their societies.

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