COVID-19: Nigeria Records 643 New Cases

 COVID-19: Nigeria Records 643 New  Cases

Nigeria has recorded 643 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 34,259.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed thisin a Tweet late Wednesday, July 15, 2020,

The new cases were recorded in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos State maintained its lead position with 230 new infections while the FCT recorded 51 cases.

The remaining 17 states with new infections are Oyo – 69, Edo – 43, Osun – 35, Rivers and Ebonyi each having 30 cases, Kaduna – 28, Ogun – 27, Ondo – 23, Plateau – 20, Benue – 17, Enugu – 16 and Imo – 10.

Others include Delta – 6, Kano – 4, Nasarawa – 2 with Kebbi and Ekiti each having 1 case.

NCDC noted that a total of 13,999 patients have recovered and have been discharged, while the country’s death toll stands at 760.

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