The worsening wave of cases in major global economies strengthened concerns among cocoa traders.
Production cuts from OPEC countries and other allies have helped to revive the price of Brent Crude.
Brent crude is the leading global benchmark for Atlantic basin crude oil.
Gold futures were slightly down 0.02% to trade at $1,779 at 9:03 am Nigerian time.
They talked on “ways of cooperation to enhance the stability “ of the Crude market.
This was the highest reached by a benchmark Comex contract for gold since September 2011.
Brent crude gained 1.1%, to trade at $41.73 a barrel by 6:30 am Nigerian local time.
However, Brent crude is set to end the month of June with a third consecutive monthly gain.