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Nigeria coronavirus: 20,919 cases; govt targets 3,000 daily tests

Confirmed cases = 20,919

Active cases = 13,285

Recoveries = 7,109

Number of deaths = 525

John Hopkins Uni stats valid as of June 22, 2020

June 22: 20,919 cases; sub-500 new cases in five days

Nigeria’s case load went past 20,000 mark at close of day June 21 when 436 new cases took the tally to 20,244 confirmed cases.

Confirmed cases = 19,808

Active cases = 12,584

Recoveries =6,718

Number of deaths = 509

John Hopkins Uni stats valid as of June 20, 2020

June 20: 19,147 cases; July 3 for second US evacuation

Nigeria’s case load passed the 19,000 mark as of close of day June 19 with over 660 new cases recorded across the country.

Confirmed cases = 19,147

Active cases = 12,079

Recoveries =6,581

Number of deaths = 487

John Hopkins Uni stats valid as of June 19, 2020

June 19: 18,480 cases, flurry of evacuee arrivals

Nigeria hit the 18,000 mark as of close of day June 18 as deaths reached 475 and recoveries hit 6,307 according to the NCDC.

Confirmed cases = 18,480

Number of deaths = 475

Recoveries = 6,307

Active cases = 11,698

Stats valid as of close of day June 18, 2020

June 18: tally nears 18,000; over 1,700 recoveries in a week

Tallies show that 1,761 recoveries have been recorded in one week as COVID-19 toll nears 18,000.

Total confirmed cases = 17,735

Total recoveries = 5,967

Total deaths = 469

Active cases = 11,299

Figures valid as of close of day June 17, 2020

June 17: 17,148 cases; govt hails role of media

The government has underlined the centrality of the media’s role in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

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