Cross Rivers, the only state in Nigeria that had not recorded any case of COVID-19, has been hit by the pandemic.
The state has now recorded five infections, meaning that all the states of the nation now have the disease, according to figures released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, June 7, 2020.
Updating the general public on the latest COVID-19 cases, the NCDC wrote:
One new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 29,286 cases have been confirmed, 11,828 cases have been discharged and 654 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 575 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos(123), FCT(100), Delta(58), Edo(52), Ogun(42), Katsina(24), Bayelsa(23), Rivers(22), Borno(19), Plateau(18), Ondo(18), Oyo(17), Kwara(15), Osun(13), Enugu(9), Nasarawa (7), Abia(6), Cross River(5), Kaduna(3), Ekiti(1)
On the 6th of July 2020, 575 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”
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— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 6, 2020