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“88 In Lagos, 87 In Kwara” – Nigeria Records 576 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 37,801

NCDC has confirmed 576 new COVID-19 infections in 21 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 576 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 37,801.

"88 In Lagos, 87 In Kwara" - Nigeria Records 576 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Rises To 37,801 1

The NCDC made this known on Tuesday night via its verified Twitter page, revealing that Lagos Lagos reported the highest number of new cases with 88, Kwara second with 87, and the FCT third with 82.

Other states with new cases include Plateau (62), Ondo (39), Enugu (28), Oyo (26), Taraba (24), Kaduna (20), Ebonyi (20), Edo (17), Cross River (16), Kano (14), Rivers (11), Ogun (10), Delta (9), Nasarawa (8), Osun (8), Katsina (3), Imo (2), Kebbi (1), and Borno (1).

The health centre said four new deaths were recorded, increasing the number of fatalities to 805. While 344 patients discharged on Tuesday, bringing the recovery rate to 15,677.

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“On the 21st of July 2020, 576 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 576 new cases are reported from 22 states- Lagos (88), Kwara (87), FCT (82), Plateau (62), Ondo (39), Enugu (28), Oyo (26), Taraba (24), Kaduna (20), Ebonyi (20), Edo (17), Cross River (16), Kano (14), Rivers (11), Ogun (10), Delta (9), Nasarawa (8), Osun (8), Katsina (3), Imo (2), Kebbi (1), Borno (1).

“Till date, 37801 cases have been confirmed, 15677 cases have been discharged and 805 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

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See the breakdown of cases by state below:

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