• Nigeria’s total now 42,689 cases

BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Thursday night confirmation of 481 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country contributed to lifting the infection numbers past 17 million cases worldwide.

By the NCDC’s latest statistics, the 481 new cases have also pushed Nigeria’s tally of confirmed cases to 42,689 while the total global figures now stand at 17,005,983 cases.

Data captured on the Centre’s verified Twitter handle showed that five deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality figure countrywide to 878 deaths.

According to the NCDC; “On the 30th of July 2020, 481 new confirmed cases and 5 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

“Till date, 42,689 cases have been confirmed; 19,,270 cases have been discharged and 878 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)”

In its breakdown of the 481 new cases reported from 15 states of the federation, NCDC stated the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 96 cases leaped over Lagos that recorded 89 cases on the day.

Others on the chart are: Plateau (68), Ogun (49), Edo (44), Rivers (43), Oyo (25), Osun (23), Delta (15), Enugu (11), Kano (7), Kaduna (7), Bauchi (2), Bayelsa (1), and Yobe (1)

Meanwhile, United Nations (UN) reports confirmed that between December 31, 2019 and 30 July 2020, over 17 005 983 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported globally with about 666,857 deaths.

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

276,053

Confirmed Cases

42,689

Active Cases

22,541

Discharged Cases

19,270

Death

878

Confirmed Cases by State
States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 15,043 12,706 2,145 192
FCT 3,710 2,550 1,118 42
Oyo 2,713 1,427 1,259 27
Edo 2,285 506 1,698 81
Rivers 1,782 307 1,423 52
Kano 1,591 280 1,258 53
Delta 1,501 99 1,359 43
Kaduna 1,403 250 1,141 12
Ogun 1,385 287 1,075 23
Plateau 1,124 636 469 19
Ondo 1,123 551 548 24
Enugu 801 358 425 18
Ebonyi 785 165 596 24
Kwara 753 521 213 19
Katsina 742 262 457 23
Borno 613 9 569 35
Gombe 607 60 524 23
Abia 545 114 426 5
Bauchi 541 10 518 13
Osun 523 280 231 12
Imo 468 340 119 9
Benue 346 282 58 6
Bayelsa 328 30 277 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Nasarawa 312 81 223 8
Niger 223 78 133 12
Akwa Ibom 221 93 121 7
Sokoto 154 1 137 16
Adamawa 140 46 85 9
Anambra 135 48 75 12
Ekiti 132 75 55 2
Kebbi 90 4 79 7
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Yobe 67 5 54 8
Taraba 54 43 11 0
Cross River 45 33 9 3
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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