Nigeria on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, recorded 649 new COVID-19 cases, thereby bringing the total number of infections in the country to 22,020.
This was confirmed via a tweet late Wednesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the health agency, the 649 new cases were reported in 20 states and the FCT.
Statistics from NCDC shows that Lagos remains the epicentre of the virus with 250 new cases, closely followed by Oyo State with 100 cases.
So far, 22,020 cases have been reported in the country. While 7613 persons have recovered from the virus, a total of 542 fatalities have been recorded.