Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 587 new cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic worldtopnewsng.com can confirm.
In an official tweet by the NCDC, Nigeria now has 17, 735 confirmed cases of the deadly virus as at Wednesday.
Lagos state lead the way with a whopping 155 cases from the 587 new cases added on Wednesday.
As at 23:18 on Wednesday, Nigeria had recorded 5, 967 recoveries and a total of 469 dead cases so far.
587 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
469 deaths pic.twitter.com/vUBukvZYTN
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 17, 2020