Nigeria on Wednesday night announced 409 new cases of COVID-19 infections taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 13,873.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), which made this known in its daily update, also announced 17 new deaths associated with the virus taking the total number of fatalities to 382.
“On the 10th of June 2020, 409 new confirmed cases and 17 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours,” NCDC stated on its twitter handle.
The public health agency said it had tested 82,935 samples out of which 13,873 cases have been confirmed positive.
It said 9,086 cases were still active; 4,351 cases had been discharged and 382 deaths recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.
According to NCDC, “The 409 new cases are reported from 16 states – Lagos (201), FCT (85), Delta (22), Edo (16), Nasarawa (14), Borno (14), Kaduna (14), Bauchi (10), Rivers (9), Enugu (5), Kano (5), Ogun (4), Ondo (4), Baylesa (2), Kebbi (2), Plateau (2).”
Nigeria on Tuesday recorded its highest daily figure with 663 confirmed cases of COVID-19.