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Daily Updates: Nigeria Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic around the globe, 9tunez Media has decided to provide her viewers with daily updates of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria. This update is to encourage the general public to take responsibility and stay safe during this pandemic. Corona Virus (COVID-19) is real. Stay Safe, Stay Home, Stay Update, and save Nigeria.

The first confirmed coronavirus case in Nigerian was announced on the 27th day of February 2020, when an Italian citizen who recently came to Lagos Nigeria tested positive for the virus, caused by SARS-CoV-2. On 9 March 2020, a second case of the virus was reported in Ewekoro, Ogun State, a Nigerian citizen who had contact with the Italian citizen.

The global community is racing to slow down and eventually halt the spread of COVID-19, a pandemic that has claimed thousands of lives and sickened tens of thousands of others. In Nigeria, the virus has spread to more states within weeks. Government and health authorities across the country are striving to limit widespread infections.

The Federal Government through the FMoH and NCDC and State Governors have shown strong policy level commitment to slow down COVID-19 progress as well as control it.

See Also: Coronavirus Live Updates: Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana

Below Are Some Facts About COVID-19

Below are the highlights and case summary in Nigeria.

COVID-19 Highlights.

  • On the 2nd of June 2020, 241 new confirmed cases and 15 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
  • No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
  • Till date, 10819 cases have been confirmed, 3239 cases have been discharged and 314 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory
  • The 241 new cases are reported from 14 states – Lagos(142), Oyo(15), FCT(13), Kano(12), Edo(11), Delta(10), Kaduna(9), Rivers(9), Borno(8),Jigawa(4), Gombe(3), Plateau(3), Osun(1), Bauchi(1)
  • COVID-19 Case Summary in Nigeria.

    Total Samples Tested 65,885
    Total Confirmed Cases 10,819
    Active Cases 7,266
    Discharged 3,239
    Death 314

    Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by State.

    States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
    Lagos 5,277 4,352 858 67
    Kano 970 639 286 45
    FCT 687 465 202 20
    Katsina 371 253 99 19
    Edo 336 245 77 14
    Oyo 317 212 98 7
    Kaduna 297 114 175 8
    Borno 296 95 175 26
    Ogun 280 111 160 9
    Jigawa 274 131 138 5
    Rivers 248 159 73 16
    Bauchi 241 11 222 8
    Gombe 164 36 122 6
    Sokoto 116 5 97 14
    Kwara 111 73 37 1
    Plateau 108 37 69 2
    Delta 98 67 23 8
    Nasarawa 80 58 19 3
    Zamfara 76 0 71 5
    Yobe 52 21 24 7
    Osun 46 7 35 4
    Akwa Ibom 45 29 14 2
    Adamawa 42 11 27 4
    Ebonyi 40 32 8 0
    Imo 39 25 14 0
    Niger 33 23 9 1
    Kebbi 33 0 29 4
    Ondo 28 3 21 4
    Bayelsa 21 11 8 2
    Ekiti 20 2 16 2
    Enugu 18 6 12 0
    Taraba 18 8 10 0
    Abia 15 8 7 0
    Anambra 11 7 3 1
    Benue 9 8 1 0
    Kogi 2 2 0 0

For more update, visit the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) website – https://ncdc.gov.ng/

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