By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported that the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) was infected with 481 new cases of Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) yesterday.
The new cases spread across 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja in this order: FCT 96, Lagos 89, Plateau 68, Ogun 49, Edo 44, Rivers 43, Oyo 25, Osun 23, Delta 15, Enugu 11, Kano 7, Kaduna 7, Bauchi 2, Bayelsa 1 and Yobe 1.
NCDC disclosed on its twitter platform that as of 11.19 p.m. on Thursday 30th July 2020, Nigeria had a total of 42,689 confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic.
The disease control agency said that out of the total, 19,270 COVID-19-infected people had been treated and discharged from the country’s isolation centres, while 878 persons who were attacked by the global pestilence had died in the nation.