624 new cases of the novel coronavirus cases were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, this brings the total caseload to 41,804, according to the nation’s top disease control agency.
This was contained in a late-night tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) noted that eight more persons have died from the virus as recovery numbers hit 18,764.
624 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
868 deaths pic.twitter.com/LD9PLQTPBL
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 28, 2020
Lagos, the nation’s COVID-19 regional epicenter, reported 212 new cases, while Oyo reported 69 in second place with Niger in third place.
Other states with new cases include, Kano (37), Osun (37), FCT (35, Plateau (34), Gombe (33), Edo (28), Enugu (28), Ebonyi (17), Delta (10), Katsina (9), Ogun (8), Rivers (7), Ondo (5), Kaduna (4) and Nasarawa (2).
So far, 18,764 patients have been discharged while the country has recorded 868 deaths, the specialized agency death.