The COVID-19 cases update in Nigeria has increased to 20,244 as another 436 new fresh infections confirmed by Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday.
According to the NCDC, of the new cases, 169 were recorded in Lagos, 52 in Oyo, and 31 in Plateau.
Other affected states are Imo with 29 cases, Kaduna with 28, Ogun with 23, the FCT and Enugu with 18 each, Bauchi with 17, Bayelsa with 14, Rivers with eight, Osun and Kano with six each, Edo and Benue with five each, Adamawa with three, Borno with two, and Abia and Ekiti states with one each.
The NCDC also noted that a total of 6,879 patients have recovered and have been discharged, while the death toll now stands at 518.
436 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
518 deaths pic.twitter.com/Y1GqUgSMwI
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 21, 2020