Nigeria Records 454 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 More Deaths
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday night announced 454 new COVID-19 infections as the total confirmed cases rose to 27,564
The NCDC on its official twitter handle, said with new update, Nigeria fatalities increased from 616 to 628. while the figure of patients recovered and discharged increased from 10,801 to 11,069 persons.
There was a drop in the number of infections  reported on Friday compared to the number  reported on Thursday.
The new cases were recorded across 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Lagos continues to be the most impacted state, NCDC in it reports said Lagos reported 87 of the new cases, Edo had 63 cases, FTC reported 60 cases and Ondo confirmed 41 cases.
Other states with new cases include: Benue-32, Abia-31, Ogun-29, Oyo-19, Kaduna-17, Delta-16, Enugu-15, Borno-14, Plateau-9, Nasarawa-8, Kano-5, Bauchi-4, Gombe-2, Katsina-1 and Kogi-1
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has conducted about 144,833 tests since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.
On the 3rd of July 2020, 454 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
Till date, 27,564 cases have been confirmed, 11,069 cases have been discharged and 628 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|