404 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded In Nigeria

A securityman administers sanitiser to a visitor to a state hospital in Lagos, on February 28, 2020. - Residents of Nigeria's economic hub Lagos scrambled for hygiene products after the chaotic megacity of 20 million announced the first confirmed case of new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa. Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said in a statement overnight that the infected person was an Italian citizen who flew in from Milan, at the heart of Europe's largest outbreak, earlier this week. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP) (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigeria recorded 404 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, July 29.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos, the nation’s COVID-19 epicentre, reported 106 new cases, while the FCT reported 54. Other states with new cases include Rivers – 48, Plateau – 40, Edo – 29, Enugu – 20, Oyo – 20, Kano – 18, Ondo – 15, Ogun – 10, Ebonyi – 9, Ekiti – 8, Kaduna – 6, Cross River – 5, Kwara – 4, Anambra and Delta – 3, Imo and Nasarawa – 2 and Borno – 1.

Nigeria now has 42, 208 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 19, 004 patients have so far been discharged with 873 deaths recorded.

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