The NCDC made this known via its Twitter handle on Sunday, July 12, 2020, revealing that the new cases of COVID-19 were reported in 19 states in the country as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
It noted that 152 cases are confirmed in Lagos, Ebonyi-108, Edo-53, Ondo-46, FCT-38, Oyo-20, Kwara-19, Plateau-17, Osun-14, Bayelsa-14, Ekiti-14, Katsina-14, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-11, Rivers-11, Niger-10, Ogun-7, Kano-6, Cross River-4, Bauchi-2.
The health centre said the total number of discharged patients is 13,447, while 740 people so far has died of the novel virus since its emergence in the country.
“On the 12th of July 2020, 571 new confirmed cases and 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“The 571 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos(152), Ebonyi(108), Edo(53), Ondo(46), FCT(38), Oyo(20), Kwara(19), Plateau(17), Osun(14), Bayelsa(14), Ekiti(14), Katsina(14), Akwa Ibom(11), Kaduna(11), Rivers(11), Niger(10), Ogun(7), Kano(6), Cross River(4), Bauchi(2).
“Till date, 32558 cases have been confirmed, 13447 cases have been discharged and 740 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” NCDC said.
See the breakdown of COVID-19 cases by states below:
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 12, 2020