Nigeria Records 604 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Total Infections Near 39, 000

 Nigeria Records 604 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Total Infections Near 39, 000

Nigeria on Thursday, July 23, 2020, recorded 604 new cases of the coronavirus, as total infections near 39,000.

The latest figure was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its official Twitter handle.

The data from the NCDC further showed that the latest COVID-19 infections were reported in twenty states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with Lagos State, the country’s epicentre for the disease, having the highest number of infected people – 203 as Oyo state with the second-highest figure with 87 cases.

Other states are FCT – 79; Edo – 41; Osun  – 35; Ogun – 24; Rivers – 22; Kaduna – 22; Akwa Ibom – 20; and Plateau – 18.

Delta – 9; Ebonyi – 9; Imo – 8; Enugu – 5; and Kano – 5; Cross River – 5 ; Katsina – 4; Nasarawa – 3; Borno – 2; Ekiti – 2;  and Bauchi – 1.

The total confirmed cases in the country are 38,948, the number of discharged cases stands at 16,061 while 833 death toll recorded.

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