“180 In Lagos, 148 In Plateau” – Nigeria Confirms 648 New Coronavirus Cases As Total Hits 41,180

July 28, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 648 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infection in the country to 41,180.

The NCDC made the announcement on Monday night via its Twitter handle, adding that the latest COVID-19 cases were confirmed in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The health centre further disclosed that 860 persons have died due to complications from the disease while 18,203 cases have been successfully managed and discharged.

“On the 27th of July 2020, 648 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” NCDC said.

“The 648 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos (180), Plateau (148), FCT (44), Ondo (42), Kwara (38), Rivers (32), Oyo (29), Kaduna (21), Osun (20), Edo (17), Ogun (17), Ekiti (11), Kano (9), Benue (9), Delta (9), Abia (9), Niger (7), Gombe (3), Borno (1), Bauchi (1), Imo (1).

“Till date, 41180 cases have been confirmed, 18203 cases have been discharged and 860 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

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