COVID-19 in Nigeria, June

Nigeria // 30 June, 2020

At least 25,133 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, including 573 deaths. Visit the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) website for more details.

30 June: The government of Nigeria has reopened schools for primary year six students, Junior Secondary School three (JSS 3) and Senior Secondary School three (SSS 3). The ban on interstate travel will be lifted as long as the journeys are made between 4am and 10pm, outside of curfew hours. Churches, mosques, gyms and night clubs stay closed, and the 10pm-to-4am curfew remains.

29 June: 490 new cases and seven deaths have been reported. The number of new cases have increased for the six consecutive weeks. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) warned that without an additional layer of face masks, the use of face shields will not be effective against the virus. The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja has re-opened.

23 June: 675 new cases and seven deaths were reported, bringing the total to exceed 20,000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is helping with the expansion of testing capacity by rolling out the GeneXpert (equipment currently used for diagnosis of tuberculosis) testing sites for COVID-19 in every state in the country.

21 June: A total of 661 new confirmed cases and 19 deaths were reported from 14 states: Lagos, Rivers, Delta, FCT, Oyo, Edo, Bayelsa, Kaduna, Plateau, Ondo, Nasarawa, Ekiti Kano and Borno. To date, 19,808 cases have been confirmed in Nigeria, 6718 cases have been discharged and 506 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

19 June: 745 new cases and 6 deaths have been confirmed. This was the highest daily increase in cases recorded.

15 June: 403 new cases and 13 deaths have been reported. The NCDC has released new guidelines for reopening places of worship to ensure safety of everyone. This includes mandatory face masks, temperature screening upon entry, increased availability of hand washing facilities, not exceeding 1/3 of sitting capacity, and maintaining a 2-metre distance between one another.

10 June: 663 new cases and four deaths have been reported, the highest daily increase confirmed so far. The total has exceeded 13,000. The most affected region is Lagos with 6,065 cases, followed by Kano with 1,020 cases.

8 June: 260 new cases and 12 deaths have been reported. The Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, tested positive for coronavirus and is currently in isolation.

5 June: 350 new cases and eight deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases has exceeded 11,000.

1 June: 307 new cases and 14 deaths have been recorded, bringing the total to exceed 10,000 cases. Lagos is the most affected region with at least 4,943 cases.

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