Nigeria Reports 544 New Cases of COVID-19, 11 Additional Deaths
The number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria keeps increasing as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 544 new cases in the country.
The new discoveries brings the number of people infected by the virus to 28,711
Eleven additional deaths from the virus were recorded on Sunday night, bringing the total number of fatalities to 645. It explained that most of the fatalities recorded from COVID-19 were cases with other underlying illnesses known as co-morbidities.
Also NCDC reported that, 203 patients have been discharged after recovered from the virus.
The health agency’s data shows that the new cases were spread across 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 199 cases. While Ebonyi had 65 cases, Oyo reported 47 cases and Ondo confirmed 46 cases.
Others states with new infections are Ogun-31, Edo-30, FCT-28, Katsina-25, Plateau-15, Bayelsa-11, Kaduna-10, Adamawa-10, Akwa Ibom-8, Gombe-7, Kano-4, Taraba-3, Rivers-2, Abia-2 and Ekiti-1.
The country has so far tested 151,121 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced.
On the 5th of July 2020, 544 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
Till date, 28,711 cases have been confirmed, 11,665 cases have been discharged and 645 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|