Nigeria records 307 new COVID-19 cases in 15 states, total now 10,162


Nigeria has recorded 307 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 10,162.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosing this late Sunday night said, the death rate had also been increased to 287.

In its highlight, the health body said:
“On the 31st of May 2020, 307 new confirmed cases and 287 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 10,162 cases have been confirmed, 3,007 cases have been discharged and 287 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 307 new cases are reported from 15 states – Lagos (188), FCT (44), Ogun (19), Kaduna (14), Oyo (12), Bayelsa (9), Gombe (5), Kano (3), Delta (3), Imo (2), Rivers (2), Niger (2), Bauchi (2), Plateau (1), Kwara (1).