• 740 deaths nationwide

BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Sunday night gave the country’s latest coronavirus (COVID-19) infection figures as 32,558 cases with Lagos State still recording the single highest numbers daily.

The total figure was released after NCDC reported 571 new cases from 20 states of the Federation in the last 24 hours.

According to the Centre’s statistics, 16 deaths were unfortunately recorded during the period under review, thereby bringing the fatality tally nationwide to 740 deaths.

Though there are still issues surrounding some unauthorized hospitals handling COVID-19 cases, NCDC said the good news is that 13,447 cases have been successfully treated and discharged from various isolation centres and hospitals across the country

The Centre further said on its official Twitter handle that “On the 12th of July 2020, 571 new confirmed cases and 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”

“Till date, 32,558 cases have been confirmed, 13,447 cases have been discharged and 740 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”, it said.

Giving a breakdown of the 571 new cases reported from 20 states in the last 24 hours, the Centre said Lagos remains the epicentre with 152 cases, Ebonyi – (108), Edo – (53), Ondo – (46), and FCT – (38)

Other states are: Oyo – (20), Kwara – (19), Plateau – (17), Osun – (14), Bayelsa – (14), Ekiti – (14), Katsina – (14), Akwa Ibom – (11), Kaduna – (11), Rivers – (11), Niger – (10), Ogun – (7), Kano – (6), Cross River – (4) and Bauchi – (2)

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571 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
32,558 confirmed
13,447 discharged
740 deaths

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