By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA, Lagos
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has detected 386 new cases of Novel CoronaVirus disease (COVID-19) in seventeen states of Nigeria and its Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Saturday.
Names and number of cases of areas affected by the global plague are listed below: FCT 130, Lagos 65, Ondo 37, Osun 29, Plateau 23, Rivers 15, Enugu 14, Nasarawa 12, Bayelsa 11, Ebonyi 11, Ekiti 9, Oyo 8, Edo 8, Abia 6, Ogun 3, Katsina 3, Imo 1 and Adamawa 1.
NCDC said on its twitter account that as of 11 28 p.m. on Saturday, 1st August 2020 Nigeria had a total of 43,537 confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the disease control agency, out of the total number of cases, 20,087 patients had been treated and discharged from the country’s COVID-19 isolation centres, while 883 positive cases died