The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which is the national public health institute responsible for the prevention, detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks in Nigeria, has reported 566 new cases of coronavirus in the country.
This latest figure takes the total number of confirmed positive cases so far in Nigeria to 25,133.
According to the Monday 29th June 2020, update, the 566 new cases were reported across 20 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Once again, Lagos state recorded the highest number of positive cases, out of the 566 news cases. The state on Saturday recorded 166 positive cases.
The distribution across these 20 states shows the following:
The above distribution across states, brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country, as at Monday 29th June 2020, to 25,133. The total number of discharged patients across Nigeria and as reported by the NCDC was put at 9,402 and 573 deaths.