COVID-19: Nigeria Records 304 Fresh Cases As Africa’s Infections Near 1 Million

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In cased you missed it, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll topped 43,000 cases as the nation recorded 304 fresh cases.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) unveiled the latest data on Twitter indicatingthat the new cases were found in fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This comes as the Africa Centre Control (CDC), as of Sunday, August 2, 2020, said Africa’s infections neared 1 million with the continent reporting 944,450 infections from the disease with 602,578 recoveries and 19,920 persons death.

Nigeria, one of the continent’s COVID-19 hotbeds, have 43,841 confirmed cases of the virus with Lagos topping the daily infections -81 – from the pandemic for Sunday, according to the NCDC.

Other states with new cases include FCT -39; Abia – 31; Kaduna -24; Rivers – 23; Plateau – 16; Cross River -13;  Ebonyi – 12 and  Ondo -12. Ekiti -11; Edo – 11; Benue – 10; Nasarawa – 10; Ogun – 6 and Gombe – 5, complete the country’s latest infections from the pandemic.

Of the number of infected persons, 20,308 have been discharged with 888 deaths, however, confirmed from the disease.

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