BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Monday night confirmed 648 new infections of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 41,180 cases in the country.

The NCDC announced on its Twitter handle late Monday night that in the last 24 hours, only two (2) deaths were officially reported countrywide with the total fatality figure now 860 deaths since the virus infection broke out.

According to the NCDC, “On the 27th of July 2020, 648 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 41180 cases have been confirmed, 18203 cases have been discharged and 860 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

If further explained that of the 648 new cases reported from 21 states of the federation, the breakdown indicated thus: Lagos – (180), Plateau – (148), FCT – (44), Ondo – (42), Kwara – (38), Rivers – (32), Oyo – (29), Kaduna – (21) and Osun – (20)

Others listed on the Centre’s infection chart are: Edo – (17), Ogun – (17), Ekiti – (11), Kano – (9), Benue – (9), Delta – (9), Abia – (9), Niger – (7), Gombe – (3), Borno – (1), Bauchi – (1) and Imo – (1)

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

266,323

Confirmed Cases

41,180

Active Cases

22,117

Discharged Cases

18,203

Death

860

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected

No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)

No. of Cases (on admission)

No. Discharged

No. of Deaths

Lagos

14,636

12,340

2,104

192

FCT

3,525

2,420

1,064

41

Oyo

2,599

1,390

1,185

24

Edo

2,184

673

1,434

77

Rivers

1,684

263

1,369

52

Kano

1,529

233

1,243

53

Delta

1,473

215

1,218

40

Kaduna

1,386

329

1,045

12

Ogun

1,318

241

1,054

23

Ondo

1,103

633

448

22

Plateau

982

517

446

19

Ebonyi

759

155

580

24

Kwara

749

522

211

16

Enugu

741

299

425

17

Katsina

733

261

449

23

Borno

612

18

559

35

Gombe

574

30

521

23

Abia

545

114

426

5

Bauchi

539

10

516

13

Imo

466

341

116

9

Osun

463

238

214

11

Benue

346

282

58

6

Bayelsa

327

42

264

21

Jigawa

322

3

308

11

Nasarawa

308

187

113

8

Akwa Ibom

221

93

121

7

Niger

175

30

133

12

Sokoto

153

0

137

16

Adamawa

140

46

85

9

Anambra

132

45

75

12

Ekiti

124

67

55

2

Kebbi

90

4

79

7

Zamfara

77

1

71

5

Yobe

66

4

54

8

Taraba

54

43

11

0

Cross River

40

28

9

3

Kogi

5

0

3

2

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