Nigeria Records 600 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Hits 35,454Featured, Latest News, News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Saturday, July 18th, 2020
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 600 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing total infections from the virus rise to 35,454
The NCDC made the announcement on its official twitter handle on Friday.
The agency said that as at the July 17, 600 new confirmed cases and three deaths were recorded in the country.
“Till date, 35,454 cases have been confirmed, 14,633 cases have been discharged and 772 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 600 new cases were reported from 20 states.’’
The agency said that Lagos recorded the highest number of cases with 129 new cases, while the FCT reported 118 new infections.
Other states recorded cases as follows: Oyo (87), Kano (55), Benue (42), Enugu (35), Kwara (28), Imo (16), Ogun (13), Kaduna (12), Ondo (12), Delta (11), Edo (11), Plateau (8), Nasarawa (6), Ekiti (6), Niger (6), Borno (4), Abia (4) and Gombe (3).
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