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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 684 new infections recorded on Friday

Coronavirus in Nigeria update

Nigeria has recorded an additional 684 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on the 26th of June.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 23,298. The centre also stated that 8,253 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from2 isolations centres across the country. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 554 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Friday 26th June 2020 was 14,491

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “684 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-259, Oyo-76, Katsina-69, Delta-66, Rivers-46, Ogun-23, Edo-22. Osun-22, Ebonyi-21, FCT-20, Kaduna-16, Ondo-10, Imo-9, Abia-9, Gombe-5, Plateau-4, Bauchi-4, Ekiti-2, Anambra-1,

23,298 confirmed, 8,253 discharged 554 deaths