NCDC announces 409 new Covid-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 13,873

NCDC announces 409 new Covid-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 13,873

- The NCDC has announced 409 new cases of Covid-19 in 16 states in Nigeria on Wednesday, June 10

- Lagos still tops the chart with 201 cases while the FCT follows with 85, Delta 22, Edo 16, Nasarawa 14, Borno 14, Kaduna 14, etc

- With the latest report, Nigeria now has a total of 13,873 confirmed cases, 4,351 discharged and 382 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced fresh 409 cases of coronavirus in the country.

The latest cases were confirmed by the federal health agency via its Twitter page on Wednesday evening, June 10.

According to the latest data, Lagos still tops the chart with 201 cases while the FCT follows with 85, Delta 22, Edo 16, Nasarawa 14, Borno 14, and Kaduna 14. Below is the full breakdown of the new cases.

COVID-19: Nigeria records 416 new cases, 12 new deaths, 115 recoveries in 20 states
NCDC announces 409 new Covid-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 13,873

NCDC announces 409 new Covid-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 13,873. Photo credit: NCDC
Source: Twitter

  1. Lagos-201
  2. FCT- 85
  3. Delta- 22
  4. Edo- 16
  5. Nasarawa- 14
  6. Borno- 14
  7. Kaduna- 14
  8. Bauchi-10
  9. Rivers-9
  10. Enugu- 5
  11. Kano- 5
  12. Ogun- 4
  13. Ondo- 4
  14. Bayelsa- 2
  15. Kebbi- 2
  16. Plateau- 2

The data indicate that 145 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours while 17 people have died during the same period.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the deputy governor of Bauchi state, Senator Baba Tela had recovered from coronavirus.

The chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA), Dr.Rilwan Mohammed, announced this on Wednesday, June 10.

He said Tela has been discharged from the isolation centre where he was admitted.

"Let me just say that today, his Excellency, the deputy governor is now negative and has been discharged. Our recovery test is now once, we don’t do it twice like before,” Mohammed said.

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Tela, however, lamented that some mosques were not complying with the social distancing regulations in the state.

According to him, seven cases were recorded from mosques, including four imams, who tested positive.

In his own remarks, the state's commissioner of health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, revealed 60% of the positive cases in the state were from returnees while others are from community transmission in the state.

He said out of the 69 positive cases on Tuesday, June 9, half were from the military personnel who are in the state for an assignment as well as some prison inmates.

Maigoro said 10 prison inmates have also tested positive so far.

Meanwhile, a frontline health worker in the state, Dr Bello Katagum, has died from coronavirus complications. Governor Bala Mohammed announced his death at the Covid-19 press briefing.

He described his death as a big loss to the state, considering the selfless service he has rendered in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic in the state.

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