“106 In Lagos, 54 In Abuja” – Nigeria Confirms 404 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 42,208

Nigeria has recorded 404 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 404 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 42,208.

The NCDC disclosed this on Tuesday night via its verified Twitter page, that Lagos State recorded 106 new cases, while the Federal Capital Territory reported 54.

Other states with new cases include Rivers – 48, Plateau – 40, Edo – 29, Enugu – 20, Oyo – 20, Kano – 18, Ondo – 15, Ogun – 10, Ebonyi – 9, Ekiti – 8, Kaduna – 6, Cross River – 5, Kwara – 4, Anambra and Delta – 3, Imo and Nasarawa – 2 and Borno – 1.

With the discharge of additional 240 Covid-19 patients in the last 24 hours, Nigeria has now successfully treated 19,004 cases since it recorded the index case on February 27.

The health centre further disclosed that Nigeria also recorded five new Covid-19 fatalities across the country, bringing the national death toll to 873.

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“On the 29th of July 2020, 404 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 404 new COVID-19 cases are reported from 20 states; Lagos-106, FCT-54, Rivers-48, Plateau-40, Edo-29, Enugu-21, Oyo-20, Kano-18, Ondo-15, Ogun-10, Ebonyi-9, Ekiti-8, Kaduna-6, Cross River-5, Kwara-4, Anambra-3, Delta-3, Imo-2, Nasarawa-2, Borno-1.

“Till date, 42208 cases have been confirmed, 19004 cases have been discharged and 873 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of COVID-19 cases by state below;

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