The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has recorded 501 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
In a tweet on Saturday night, the NCDC said that the new cases had taken the total number of infections in the country to 15181.
According to the figures released by NCDC, the new cases were recorded in Lagos-195, FCT-50, Kano-42, Kaduna-27, Edo-26, Oyo-22, Imo-21, Gombe-17, Benue-12, Enugu-12, Delta-11, Anambra-11, Ebonyi-10, Nasarawa-9, Ogun-9, Bauchi-8, Kebbi-4, Akwa Ibom-3, Jigawa-3, Katsina-3, Yobe-2, Borno-2, Kwara-1, Ondo-1.
The NCDC also said 5101 patients have been discharged while 407 deaths have been recorded.
501 new cases of #COVID19
407 deaths pic.twitter.com/TTIfY8iciS
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 13, 2020