Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpasses 33,000 following the record of 595 new infections in the country.
In a statement on Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the new infections were recorded in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Lagos maintained the lead position with a total of 156 new infections, followed by Oyo with 141 and the FCT with 99 new cases. Other states with registered cases include Edo – 47, Kaduna – 27, Ondo – 22, Rivers – 20, Osun – 17, Imo – 13, and Plateau – 10.
While Nasarawa and Anambra each have 8 new infections, other states like Kano, Benue and Borno each reported 5 cases. Meanwhile, states with fewer cases include Ogun – 4 with Taraba and Gombe each having 3 cases, followed by Kebbi and Cross River states each having 1 case.
Following the 595 new cases in the country, the total confirmed cases now stand at 33,153. NCDC also recorded that 13,671 people have recovered from the virus with a total of 744 fatalities.
595 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
744 deaths pic.twitter.com/juncgT4pL9
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 13, 2020
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