The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported six hundred and sixty-seven new cases of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
The new figures were disclosed by the health agency on Friday, June 19 at exactly 11:05 pm, in a series of tweets via its verified account on the microblogging site, Twitter. This brings the overall confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 19,147. As at the time this report was given, 6,581 persons have been discharged from the novel virus after testing negative, while 487 people have died.
See below the newly reported cases per state.
667 new cases of #COVID19;
487 deaths pic.twitter.com/SyMuAGhq8V
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 19, 2020
The submission was made a while ago by Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire while reacting to the strike embarked on by the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors in Nigeria, Naija News understands.