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Nigeria records 561 new cases of virus, total now 25,694




Latest report of confirmed cases of coronavirus have increased to 25,694 in Nigeria.

This is after 561 new cases were recorded on Tuesday in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website.

The NCDC said, “On the 30th of June 2020, 561 new confirmed cases and 17 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 25694 cases have been confirmed, 9746 cases have been discharged and 590 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 561 new cases are reported from 19 states- Lagos(200), Edo(119), Kaduna(52), FCT(52), Niger(32), Ogun(19), Ondo(16), Imo(14), Plateau(11), Abia(8), Oyo(8), Bayelsa(7), Katsina(6),Kano(5), Bauchi(3), Osun(3), Kebbi(3), Borno(2), Jigawa(1).”

Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 506,818 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a report compiled on Tuesday.