Nigeria has recorded 745 new cases of the coronavirus within 24 hours, by the 18th of June, 2020 as reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 280 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 103 in Oyo, 72 in Ebonyi, 60 in FCT, 46 in Imo, 34 in Edo, 33 in Delta, 25 in Rivers, 23 in Kaduna, 16 in Ondo, 12 in Katsina, 10 in Kano, 8 in Bauchi, 7 in Borno, 5 in Kwara, 4 in Gombe, 2 in Sokoto, 2 in Enugu, 1 in Yobe, 1 in Osun, and 1 in Nasarawa State.
The total number of confirmed cases have not hit 18480.
Reporting the new information, NCDC shared on their official social media page;
745 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 18, 2020