• Tally stands at 41,804

  • 868 deaths so far

BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Tuesday night confirmed that 624 new infections of coronavirus (COVID-19) has now taken the country’s tally to 41,804 cases.

According to the Centre, events in the last 24 hours also included eight deaths that brought the total fatality figure nationwide to 868 deaths since the pandemic broke out.

This is as the Centre disclosed that its national rapid response team (RRT) has continued to support Cross River State government’s efforts at effectively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Writing on its official twitter handle, the Health agency said its team has offered support in “the training of health care workers on surveillance, contact tracing as well as infection prevention and control.”

On current countrywide COVID-19 statistics, the NCDC said; “On the 28th of July 2020, 624 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

“Till date, 41,804 cases have been confirmed, 18,764 cases have been discharged and 868 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

The NCDC’s breakdown of the 624 new cases reported from 18 states of the Federation showed thus: Lagos – (212), Oyo – (69), Niger – (49), Kano – (37), Osun – (37), FCT – (35), Plateau – (34) and Gombe – (33).

Also captured on the daily infection chart are: Edo – (28), Enugu – (28), Ebonyi – (17), Delta – (10), Katsina – (9), Ogun – (8), Rivers – (7), Ondo – (5), Kaduna – (4) and Nasarawa – (2)

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624 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
41,804 confirmed
18,764 discharged
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COVID-19 NIGERIA

SAMPLES TESTED

267,842

CONFIRMED CASES

41,804

ACTIVE CASES

22,172

DISCHARGED CASES

18,764

DEATH

868

CONFIRMED CASES BY STATE

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 14,848 12,527 2,129 192
FCT 3,560 2,442 1,077 41
Oyo 2,668 1,454 1,187 27
Edo 2,212 549 1,584 79
Rivers 1,691 266 1,373 52
Kano 1,566 247 1,266 53
Delta 1,483 184 1,257 42
Kaduna 1,390 310 1,068 12
Ogun 1,326 235 1,068 23
Ondo 1,108 538 548 22
Plateau 1,016 528 469 19
Ebonyi 776 156 596 24
Enugu 769 326 425 18
Kwara 749 522 211 16
Katsina 742 262 457 23
Borno 612 16 561 35
Gombe 607 63 521 23
Abia 545 114 426 5
Bauchi 539 8 518 13
Osun 500 269 220 11
Imo 466 340 117 9
Benue 346 282 58 6
Bayelsa 327 42 264 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Nasarawa 310 79 223 8
Niger 224 79 133 12
Akwa Ibom 221 93 121 7
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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