Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 573 new cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic worldtopnewsng.com can confirm.
In an official tweet by the NCDC, Nigeria now has 16, 658 confirmed cases of the deadly virus as at Monday.
Lagos state lead the way with a whopping 216 cases from the 573 new cases added on Monday.
As at 23:50 on Monday, Nigeria had recorded 5, 349 recoveries and a total of 424 dead cases so far.
573 new cases of #COVID19;
424 deaths pic.twitter.com/htVx1P83WG
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 15, 2020