Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases pass 12,000, death toll hits 342

100 days since Nigeria recorded its first case of coronavirus, confirmed infections in the country have passed 12,000.

This is after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced 389 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

The NCDC made the announcement via its Twitter handle, saying that no fewer than 342 patients have died from coronavirus-related complications in the country.

It said, “On the 6th of June 2020, 389 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria’

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 12233 cases have been confirmed, 3826 cases have been discharged and 342 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory’

“The 389 new cases are reported from 23 states- 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).”

Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 397,179 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December.

At least 6,827,260 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 2,963,800 are now considered recovered, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 07pm on Saturday.

Europe overall has 183,101 deaths from 2,256,731 cases, the United States and Canada have 117,297 deaths from 2,003,251 infections, Latin America and the Caribbean 62,589 deaths from 1,252,117 cases, Asia 18,756 deaths from 659,097 cases, the Middle East 10,330 deaths from 467,170 cases, Africa 4,975 deaths from 180,254 cases, and Oceania 131 deaths from 8,641 cases.

Confirmed Cases by State
States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 5,729 4,718 944 67
Kano 997 534 415 48
FCT 912 668 222 22
Katsina 387 168 199 20
Edo 387 272 96 19
Oyo 365 246 112 7
Borno 348 134 188 26
Kaduna 337 122 205 10
Ogun 336 138 186 12
Rivers 332 183 130 19
Jigawa 290 132 153 5
Bauchi 286 53 224 9
Gombe 201 66 127 8
Delta 148 105 35 8
Sokoto 127 12 101 14
Kwara 127 81 45 1
Plateau 113 27 84 2
Nasarawa 104 68 31 5
Ebonyi 103 95 8 0
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Imo 59 40 19 0
Yobe 52 20 25 7
Osun 49 8 37 4
Akwa Ibom 45 29 14 2
Niger 42 24 17 1
Adamawa 42 11 27 4
Ondo 40 13 21 6
Kebbi 35 2 29 4
Enugu 30 15 14 1
Bayelsa 30 19 8 3
Anambra 29 25 3 1
Ekiti 25 5 18 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Abia 16 9 7 0
Benue 13 12 1 0
Kogi 3 3 0 0
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