COVID-19 Marches On As It Infects 544 More Nigerians
On Sunday, July 5, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced 544 new COVID-19 cases in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Sadly it also revealed that the number of deaths from the infection now stands at 645.
As usual, the bulk of the new cases were confirmed in Lagos, where a total of 11, 244 cases of the virus have been recorded.
199 more cases were recorded on Sunday in Lagos, while Ebonyi, Oyo, and Ondo recorded 65, 47 and 46 new cases respectively.
In Ogun, 31 more cases were detected, 30 in Edo, 28 in the FCT, 35 in Katsina, 25 in Plateau, 15 in Bayelsa, 10 each in Kaduna and Adamawa states.
Other states include; Akwa Ibom (8), Gombe (7), Kano (4), Taraba (3) Rivers and Abia (2) each and Ekiti (1).
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The NCDC’s daily updates on Sunday, also showed that so far, 596 patients have recovered from the disease and have been discharged from isolation centres nationwide.