Nigeria on Saturday, June 27, recorded its highest daily toll of the Coronavirus infections with 779 cases, bringing the total COVID-19 cases in the country to 24,077.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which made the announcement in a tweet, disclosed that the 779 new confirmed cases were spread in 22 states.
According to the health agency, Lagos, the country’s epicentre for the virus, reported the highest number of cases with 285, while Rivers state was next with 68 new cases.
Other states with new cases were Abuja; 60; Edo 60; Enugu 56; Delta 47; Ebonyi 42; Oyo 41; Kaduna 19; Ogun 18; Ondo 16; Imo 12; Sokoto 11; Borno 9; Nasarawa 8; Abia 5; Gombe 5; Kebbi 5; Kano 4; Yobe 3; Ekiti 3; and Osun 2.
Below is a list of states with recorded new cases of COVID-19:
The NCDC said the total number of deaths caused by the virus now stands at 558, while 8,625 patients have been successfully treated and discharged.