MON, JUN 08 2020-theG&BJournal- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Sunday reported 260 new cases of coronavirus from 19 states to take the country’s total to 12,486.
76,802 samples in total have so far been tested.
38 new cases were reported in Lagos, the lowest tally since the state emerged disease epicentre in Nigeria. This is in sharp contrast to 121 recorded on Friday June 5 2020. The figures dramatically dropped on Saturday June 6th Lagos to 66. It is not clear yet why the sudden change in pace of increase in the state.
The state still has the highest rate of infection with a total of 5,767. 67 have so far died while 944 in total have been discharged.
The 19 states reporting new cases are 19 states- Abia (67), FCT(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).