By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
In Nigeria, Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was detected in nineteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Monday.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) illustrated the national spread of the infection in a list, thus: Lagos 156, Oyo 141, FCT 99, Edo 47, Kaduna 27, Ondo 22, Rivers 20, Osun 17, Imo 13, Plateau 10, Nasarawa 8, Anambra 8, Kano 5, Benue 5, Ogun 4, Taraba 3, Gombe 3, Kebbi 1 and Cross River 1.
NCDC wrote on its twitter account that as of 11.39 p.m. on Monday, 13th July 2020, a total of 33,153 cades of the virus had been confirmed in Nigeria since the index case occurred there.
According to the Centre, out of the total figure, 23,671 persons who tested positive for the pandemic had been treated and discharged from the country’s isolation centres, while 744 COVID-19 infected people had died in the country.