Nigeria Records 603 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Hits 28,167African News, Featured, Latest News, News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Sunday, July 5th, 2020
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigeria has recorded 603 new COVID-19 cases in the country, as total infections from the virus climbed 28,167.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday.
The NCDC said that as at the June 4, 603 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in the country.
NCDC stated that the 603 new cases were reported from 19 states- Lagos (135), Edo (87), FCT (73), Rivers (67), Delta (62), Ogun (47) and Kaduna (20).
Others were Plateau (19), Osun (17), Ondo (16), Enugu (15), Oyo (15), Borno (13), Niger (6), Nasarawa (4), Kebbi (3), Kano (2), Sokoto (1), and Abia (1).
According to NCDC, till date, 28,167 cases have been confirmed, 11,462 cases have been discharged and 634 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The government has continued to advise citizens to take the COVID-19 prevention seriously to avoid infecting other people unknowingly.
“Take responsibility – wear a face mask in public spaces, maintain physical distancing and practice hand and respiratory hygiene to protect yourself and loved ones,” NCDC stated.
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