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COVID-19: NCDC reports zero cases June 20

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COVID-19: NCDC reports zero cases June 20

By Abujah Racheal

The spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria continues to decline significantly, as the latest statistics from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reveal Nigeria now has 167,206 confirmed cases.

The NCDC, on its verified website on Monday, said the number of cases continued to decline in the country.

He revealed that no new number of additional cases had been recorded as of June 20, adding that the update did not include data from Lagos state.

He said seven more people had been released from isolation centers across the country as of June 20.

The agency added that with the additional figure, the total number of discharged patients in the country rose to 163,577 out of 167,206 confirmed cases.

The NCDC said the country had also reported no new deaths from the disease in the past 24 hours.

He added that a multisectoral National Emergency Operations Center (COU), activated at level 2, continued to coordinate national response activities.

The NCDC said the country has so far carried out 2,231,409 test samples since the pandemic began in February 2020.

Meanwhile, the agency urged Nigerians to adhere to all non-pharmaceutical preventive measures of COVID-19 to curb the spread in Nigeria.

“Wash your hands with soap under running water. Wear your face mask correctly. Maintain a distance of two meters from the person next to you, ”he advised. (NAA)

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