Lagos state is back as the COVID-19 capital of Nigeria with 216 cases of the 573 announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
HSENations reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 573 new Coronavirus cases in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Monday evening, June 15.
This online safety news platform understands that the NCDC noted that of the 573 COVID-19 cases recorded on Monday evening, 216 were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, Rivers-103 Oyo-68 Edo-40 Kano-21 Gombe-20 FCT-17 Delta-13 Plateau-12 Bauchi-12 Niger-10 Kebbi-9 Ogun-8 Ondo-8 Abia-7 Nasarawa-5 Borno-1 Kwara-1 Benue-1 Anambra-1, southeast Nigeria.
573 new cases of #COVID19;
424 deaths pic.twitter.com/htVx1P83WG
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 15, 2020
HSENations reports that the development means that Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of coronavirus have risen to sixteen thousand and six hundred and fifty-eight (16,658) with five thousand, three hundred and forty-nine (5,349) people discharged and four hundred and twenty-four (424) deaths recorded so far.
Meanwhile, HSENations reports that a Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Sikiru Adebayo Oshinowo is dead. It was learnt that Oshiniwo was said to have been sick after contracting coronavirus in Lagos State.
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