Nigeria records 603 fresh COVID-19 cases, total now 28,167


Nigeria has recorded 603 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 28,167.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosing this late Saturday night said no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“As at the June 4, 603 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in the country.

“Till date, 28,167 cases have been confirmed, 11,462 cases have been discharged and 634 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC said.

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The NCDC stated that the 603 new cases were reported from 19 states – Lagos (135), Edo (87), FCT (73), Rivers(67), Delta (62), Ogun (47) and Kaduna (20).

Others were Plateau (19), Osun (17), Ondo (16), Enugu (15), Oyo (15), Borno (13), Niger (6), Nasarawa (4), Kebbi (3), Kano (2), Sokoto (1), and Abia (1).

The Federal  Government has continued to advise citizens to take the COVID-19 prevention seriously to avoid infecting other people unknowingly.

“Take responsibility, wear a face mask in public spaces, maintain physical distancing and practice hand and respiratory hygiene to protect yourself and loved ones,” NCDC stated.

Nigerians were also advised  to call the Duty Manager for emergency cases on 08062556177, while patients should report to hospitals early for care.