Nigeria Records 416 New COVID-19 Cases

416 New COVID-19 cases
416 New COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Monday, confirmed 416 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in Nigeria.

This is the second-highest daily figure recorded by the centre after it announced 553 confirmed cases on Saturday May 30, since the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

Till date, 10,578 cases have been confirmed, 3,122 cases have been discharged and 299 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The new cases are reported from 20 states – Lagos (192), Edo (41), Rivers (33), Kaduna (30), Kwara (23), Nasarawa (18), Borno (17), FCT (14), Oyo (10), Katsina (7), Abia (5), Delta (5), Adamawa (4), Kano (4), Imo (3), Ondo (3), Benue (2), Bauchi(2), Ogun (2), Niger (1).

Meanwhile, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) still places ban on lockdown on interstate movement, gatherings with more than 20 people among others.

While it said the states can relax the restrictions placed on religious houses, the PTF, however, reviewed the 8 p.m. to 6 p.m. curfew imposed on the country to now take place between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.

It said since the transmission has gotten to the community level, and that it is expected that states and local governments now drive the process in their areas of responsibility.

The PTF also announced the full opening of banks and the financial services sector but stated that schools remained closed until medical experts give the nod for reopening. It added that the aviation industry is taken steps to see how domestic flights can commence as from June 21.

Global COVID-19 As of June 1, 2020

According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, since December 31, 2019 and as of June 1, 2020, 6 136 085 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 371,857 deaths.

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Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 146,996 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (32,683), Egypt (24,985), Nigeria (10,162), Algeria (9,394) and Ghana (8,070).

Asia: 1,123,892 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are India (190,535), Turkey (163,942), Iran (151,466), Saudi Arabia (85,261) and China (84,147).

America: 2,904,566 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (1,790,191), Brazil (514,849), Peru (164,476), Chile (99,688) and Canada (90,936).

Europe: 1,951,284 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (405,843), United Kingdom (274,762), Spain (239,429), Italy (233,019) and Germany (181,815).

Oceania: 8,651 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (7,195), New Zealand (1,154), Guam (175), French Polynesia (60) and Northern Mariana Islands (22).

Other: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Deaths:

Africa: 4,222 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Egypt (959), South Africa (683), Algeria (653), Nigeria (287) and Sudan (286).

Asia: 30,602 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Iran (7,797), India (5,394), China (4,638), Turkey (4,540) and Indonesia (1,613).

America: 163,281 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (104,383), Brazil (29,314), Mexico (9,930), Canada (7,295) and Peru (4,506).

Europe: 173,613 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (38,489), Italy (33,415), France (28,802), Spain (27,127) and Belgium (9,467).

Oceania: 132 deaths; the 4 countries reporting deaths are Australia (103), New Zealand (22), Guam (5) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

Other: 7 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.