COVID-19 : Nigeria’ Total Infections Exceed 11,000 315 Deaths
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has announced that Nigeria’s total number of infections has reached 11,166 as it adds 348 new COVID-19 cases.
NCDC which made the disclosure late Wednesday, June 3, 2020 noted that 163 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 76 in the FCT and 23 in Ebonyi.
Other affected states were Rivers with 21 cases, Delta, Nasarawa and Niger with eight each, Enugu with six, five each in Bauchi, Edo, Ekiti, Ondo and Gombe, four in Benue, two in Ogun, and one each in Osun, Plateau, Kogi and Anambra.
A total of 3,329 have been discharged, while 315 deaths have been recorded.
348 new cases of #COVID19;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 3, 2020
Globally, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 382,016 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December.
At least 6,440,940 cases of coronavirus have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 2,768,700 are now considered recovered, according to a tally by AFP as of 7pm on Wednesday.
The country with the highest number of deaths compared to its population is Belgium with 82 fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Britain with 59, Spain 58, Italy 56, and Sweden 45.
Europe overall has 180,875 deaths from 2,201,170 cases, the United States and Canada have 114,154 deaths from 1,933,881 infections, Latin America and the Caribbean 55,010 deaths from 1,104,571 cases, Asia 17,391 deaths from 598,331 cases, the Middle East 9,900 deaths from 434,110 cases, Africa 4,555 deaths from 160,282 cases, and Oceania 131 deaths from 8,599 cases.
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