Abia state has 67 new cases of Corona Virus. Also, the governor of Abia state, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has tested positive for Coronavirus as confirmed in a statement released by the state’s commissioner of information, John Okiyi Kalu.
The Governor had since gone into isolation before his test result came back positive. His deputy governor, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu is to act on his behalf till he resumes duty.
On the 7th of June, 2020, it was confirmed that there are 260 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday, June 7, 2020. According to the NCDC (Nigeria Centre For Disease Control), 67 cases were recorded in Abia, 40 in FCT, 38 in Lagos, 19 in Ogun, 16 in Gombe, 14 in Edo, 9 in Imo, 8 in Kwara, 8 in Katsina, 8 in Nasarawa, 8 in Borno, 6 in Kaduna, 6 in Bauchi, 5 in Ekiti, 4 in Niger, 2 in Ondo, 2 in Plateau, 2 in Kano and 2 in Sokoto State.
This brings the total number of cases recorded in Nigeria to 12,486. There have also been 354 deaths and 3959 discharged patients from the isolation centers around the country.