Breaking: NCDC Confirms 627 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Toll Surpasses 15,000
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 627 new cases of coronavirus as total toll surpasses the 15,000 mark on Friday night.
The centre made this known on its official Twitter page, stating;
627 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria
399 deaths pic.twitter.com/aiShUyjiJA
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 12, 2020
It would be recalled that the country’s total coronavirus toll on Thursday exceeded the 14,000 mark having 14,554 with 4494 discharged patients and 387 causalities.
The figures have now increased to 15181 total cases, 4891 recoveries and 399 death cases across the country.
Total samples tested nationwide, according to NCDC’s situation report, have also grown from 85,375 to 88,432 as at June 11th.
Meanwhile, Lagos state has discharged 90 coronavirus patients from its isolation facilities after full recovery.
Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMOH) announced this on its official Twitter page on Friday, stating that the discharged patients include 30 females and 60 males.
The ministry added that 28 of the patients were discharged from Onikan, 9 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), Agidingbi (10), Gbagada (5), First Cardiology (2), Lekki (10) and LUTH (26).