Confirmed cases of coronavirus have increased to 17,148 in Nigeria.
This is after the country recorded 490 new cases on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle.
It also said no fewer than 455 patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in the country.
The NCDC said, “On the 16th of June 2020, 490 new confirmed cases and 31 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“Till date, 17148 cases have been confirmed, 5623 cases have been discharged and 455 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 490 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos(142), FCT(60), Bayelsa(54), Rivers(39), Delta(37), Oyo(30), Kaduna(26), Imo(23), Enugu(19), Kwara(17), Gombe(11), Ondo(10), Bauchi(8), Ogun(7), Borno(6), Benue(1).”
Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 438,250 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally by AFP at 07 pm on Tuesday.
At least 8,090,290 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 3,698,500 are considered recovered.
Europe overall has 188,834 deaths from 2,435,017 cases, the United States and Canada have 124,826 deaths from 2,223,581 infections, Latin America and the Caribbean 81,328 deaths from 1,700,029 cases, Asia 24,105 deaths from 887,731 cases, the Middle East 12,234 deaths from 581,117 cases, Africa 6,792 deaths from 254,085 cases, and Oceania 131 deaths from 8,739 cases.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|