Nigeria recorded 573 new cases of coronavirus on Monday 15th Of June 2020, bringing the tally of covid-19 cases to 16,658. This was announced by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC also reported 4 deaths bringing the death toll to 424.
The NCDC announced that Lagos dominated the descending order with 216 new cases while Rivers seconded with 103.
The 573 cases were reported from 20 states and they are as follows; Lagos (216), Rivers (103), Oyo (68), Edo (40), Kano (21), Gombe (20), FCT (17), Delta (13), Plateau (12), Bauchi (12), Niger (10), Kebbi (9), Ogun (8), Ondo (8), Abia (7), Nasarawa (5), Borno (1), Kwara (1), Benue (1) and Anambra (1).
The NCDC stated that as at today, the total number of active cases is 10,885 while the number of recovered patient is 5,349. Meanwhile the death toll till date is 424.
Therefore they called on Nigerians to be responsible by adopting good hygiene, use face masks and avoid crowded spaces.