Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 595 New Infections, As Nigeria Exceeds 33,000 Cases

 Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 595 New Infections, As Nigeria Exceeds 33,000 Cases

The Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have exceeded 33,000 following the confirmation of 595 new infections in the Country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its Twitter handle on Monday night, July 13, 2020.

According to the Centre, the new infections were recorded in 19 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Lagos State maintained the lead position with a total of 156 new infections, followed by Oyo State with 141 and the FCT with 99 new cases.

Other States with registered cases include Edo – 47; Kaduna – 27; Ondo – 22; Rivers – 20; Osun – 17; Imo – 13; and Plateau – 10.

While Nasarawa and Anambra have 8 new infections each, other States like Kano, Benue and Borno reported 5 cases each.

States with fewer cases include Ogun – 4; Taraba and Gombe have 3 cases each; followed by Kebbi and Cross River States with 1 case each.

The NCDC noted that with the 595 new cases in the Country, the total confirmed cases is now 33,153.

The Country has been able to discharge 13,671 people who recovered from the virus, while a total of 744 persons have died of the virus.

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