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;
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The team has supported the training of health care workers on surveillance, contact tracing as well as infection prevention & control.#TakeResponsibility
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CONFIRMED CASES BY STATE
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|