The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 543 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 38,344.
The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its verified Twitter page, where it disclosed that the new cases were reported across 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The health centre further revealed that the country has been able to successfully discharge a total of 15,815 persons who have recovered from the virus. However, 813 persons have unfortunately died from the disease.
“On the 22nd of July 2020, 543 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.
“The 543 new cases are reported from 15 states; Lagos-180, FCT-86, Kaduna-56, Edo-47, Ondo-37, Kwara-35, Ogun-19, Rivers-19, Kano-17, Ebonyi-16, Enugu-16, Delta-7, Bayelsa-4, Bauchi-3, Abia-1.
“Till date, 38344 cases have been confirmed, 15815 cases have been discharged and 813 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via https://t.co/zQrpNeOfet#TakeResponsibility pic.twitter.com/GoWJ5RWBRQ
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 22, 2020