BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – As warned by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Nigeria’s total figure of confirmed coronavirus cases jumped to 30,748 late on Thursday night with 499 new infections across 24 states of the federation.

With five new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, latest report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also indicates that the country’s fatality numbers now reads 689 deaths.

However, the NCDC said the good news is that do far 12,546 cases have been treated and discharged from various isolation centres and accredited hospitals nationwide.

Statistics on the Centre’s official twitter handle showed that; “On the 9th of July 2020, 499 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”

According to the NCDC; “Till date, 30748 cases have been confirmed, 12546 cases have been discharged and 689 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).”

Of the 499 new cases reported from 24 states, Lagos remained in the lead with 157 cases; Edo – (59); Ondo – (56); Oyo – (31); Akwa Ibom – (22); Borno – (21); Plateau – (19); and Kaduna – (18)

The list of other states that also appeared on the Centre’s chart include: Katsina – (18); Bayelsa – (17); FCT – (17); Delta – (14); Kano – (11); Rivers – (10); Enugu – (8); Ogun – (6); Kwara – (4); Imo – (3); Nasarawa – (2); Osun – (2); Abia – (1); Ekiti – (1); Niger – (1); and Yobe – (1)

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499 new cases of #COVID19;
30748 confirmed
12546 discharged
689 deaths


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“#COVID19 is different from malaria.
Underlying medical conditions puts you at a higher risk of severe illness from #COVID19.

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The #COVID19Nigeria situation report for 8th July, 2020 has been published.

Our daily #COVID19 situation reports provide a summary of the epidemiological situation & response activities in Nigeria.

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