Nigeria sees highest one-day increase in coronavirus cases since pandemic began

Coronavirus in Nigeria


The number of positive coronavirus cases continued to climb in Nigeria on Tuesday.

According to Tuesday’s 11 p.m. update from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, the number of positive coronavirus patients in the country jumped from 12,801 on Monday to 13,464 on Tuesday – an increase of 663 people over 24 hours.

The NCDC also reported 4 new deaths.


June 9 update



663 new cases of #COVID19; Lagos-170 Ogun-108 Bauchi-69 Ebonyi-49 Edo-33 Rivers-30 FCT-26 Jigawa-26 Delta-20 Anambra-17 Gombe-16 Kano-16 Imo-15 Abia-14 Borno-11 Oyo-11 Plateau-8 Kebbi-6 Kaduna-6 Ondo-4 Niger-2 Katsina-2 Osun-1 Ekiti-1 Kwara-1 Nasarawa-1


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