Coronavirus infections in Nigeria have continued to rise with the confirmation of 544 new cases by the NCDC
The latest disclosure by the health agency brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 28,711
The new COVID-19 cases were reported in 19 states with Lagos having the highest number of infections
Coronavirus infections in Nigeria have continued to rise as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 544 fresh infections on Sunday, July 5.
The latest disclosure by the health agency brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 28,711.
According to the latest update by the NCDC, COVID-19 cases were reported in 19 states in the country with Lagos having the highest number of infections with 199 cases, while Ebonyi was next with 65 infections.
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Other states which recorded new COVID-19 cases include: Oyo-47; Ondo-46; Ogun-31; Edo-30; Abuja-28; Katsina-25; Plateau-15; Bayelsa-11; Kaduna-10; Adamawa-10; Akwa Ibom-8; Gombe-7; Kano-4; Taraba-3; Rivers-2; Abia-2 and Ekiti-1.
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So far, 11,665 persons who contracted the virus have been discharged in Nigeria with 645 deaths recorded, according to the NCDC.
States which recorded new COVID-19 cases include:
544 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
645 deaths pic.twitter.com/4uA3R0O28U
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 5, 2020
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