Coronavirus in Nigeria update: Confirmed infections exceed 35,000
Nigeria has recorded an additional 600 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on the 17th of July.
According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 35,454 confirmed The centre also stated that 14,633 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.
Meanwhile, 772 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Friday, 17th July was 20,049??.
Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “600 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:
“Lagos-129, FCT-118, Oyo-87, Kano-55, Benue-42, Enugu-35, Kwara-28, Imo-16, Ogun-13, Kaduna-12, Ondo-12, Delta-11, Edo-11, Plateau-8, Nasarawa-6, Ekiti-6, Niger-6, Borno-4, Abia-4, Gombe-3
“35,454 confirmed, 14,633 discharged, 772 deaths”
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 17, 2020