COVID-19: Nigeria records 260 new cases, total now 12,486

COVID-19: Nigeria records 260 new cases, total now 12,486

- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 260 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country

- The health agency noted that the latest confirmation brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 12, 486

- NCDC stated that 3959 persons have fully recovered from COVID-19 and discharged while 354 deaths have been recorded

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Nigeria has announced 260 more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure on Sunday night, June 7.

The health agency noted that the latest confirmation brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 12, 486.

According to the breakdown of the new cases, Abia state recorded the highest number of infections for the day with 67, Abuja - 40, Lagos – 38, Ogun -19, Gombe – 16, Edo – 14, Imo – 9, Kwara – 8, Katsina – 8, Nasarawa – 8, Borno – 8, Kaduna – 6, Bauchi – 5, Ekiti – 4, Niger – 2, Ondo – 2, Plateau – 2, Kano – 2, Sokoto – 2.

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Below is a list of states with the recorded new cases:

The health agency stated that 3959 persons have fully recovered from COVID-19 and discharged with 354 deaths.

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Meanwhile, the ministry of health in Lagos has revealed that the state recorded a groundbreaking victory over the global pandemic, coronavirus on Sunday, June 7.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu's chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile, disclosed that the patients included 25 males and six females bringing the number of recoveries from the virus in Lagos to 1025.

Akosile in his report said that six of the patients were discharged from Onikan, four from Gbagada, six from Lekki, two patients from Agidingbi, and 13 from the isolation centre at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

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

Nigeria’s total COVID-19 cases exceed 10,000

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.

According to the mission’s Facebook post, he was described as an inspiring leader who is passionate about making others achieve development by helping them overcome their weaknesses.

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

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