Nigeria records 566 new COVID-19 cases, total now 25,133
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 566 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 25,133.
The centre disclosed this on Monday night via its verified Twitter handle.
“On the 29th of June 2020, 566 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 25133 cases have been confirmed, 9402 cases have been discharged and 573 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 566 new cases are reported from 20 states; Lagos-166, Oyo-66, Delta-53, Ebonyi-43, Plateau-34, Ondo-32, FCT-26, Ogun-25, Edo-24, Imo-15, Bayelsa-13, Benue-12, Gombe-11, Kano-11, Kaduna-11, Osun-8, Nasarawa-7, Borno-5, Katsina-2, Anambra-2,” the NCDC said.
Meanwhile, the federal government on Monday lifted ban on interstate movement effective from July 1, 2020, approved the safe resumption of domestic flights, and reopening of schools for exiting students across the country to prepare them for their existing examinations.
Those in Primary Six, Junior Secondary III and Senior Secondary III who are to sit for the National Common Entrance Examination, the Basic Education Certificate Examination and the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) can return to school.