Nigeria has recorded its highest daily figure of new COVID-19 cases, after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 790 infections on Wednesday. new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 26,484.
NCDC disclosed this in a post on its Twitter handle.
The development brings the total number of infections in Nigeria to 26,484
Data obtained from the agency’s website showed that total number of discharged patients crossed the 10,000 mark, while over 600 deaths have now been recorded.
“On the 1st of July 2020, 790 new confirmed cases and 13 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
“Till date, 26484 cases have been confirmed, 10152 cases have been discharged and 603 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 790 new cases are reported from 21 states; Delta-166, Lagos-120, Enugu-66, FCT-65, Edo-60, Ogun-43, Kano-41, Kaduna-39, Ondo-33, Rivers-32, Bayelsa-29, Katsina-21, Imo-20, Kwara-18, Oyo-11, Abia-10, Benue-6, Gombe-4, Yobe-2, Bauchi-2, Kebbi-2,” NCDC said