Nigeria has record 667 new COVID-19 cases, making new total of 19,147.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 667 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, as the number of confirmed cases, hit 19,147.

The agency made this known via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Friday.

According to the agency, 281 new cases of the virus were reported in Lagos State, 48 in Abia State, 45 in Oyo State, 38 in the FCT, 37 in Ogun State, 31 in Enugu State, 23 in Ondo State, 21 in Plateau State, 19 in Edo State, 18 in Delta State, 18 in Rivers State.

Others are; 17 in Bayelsa State, 17 in Akwa-Ibom State, 14 in Kaduna State, 12 in Kano State, nine in Bauchi State, four in Gombe State, three in Osun State, three in Benue State, three in Nasarawa State, three in Kwara State, two in Ekiti State, and one in Borno State.

The 667 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infection cases to 19,147.

So far, as of 18th June, there were 19,147 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria; 6,581 discharged, with 487 deaths.

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