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NIGERIA COVID19 CASES SURPASS 34,000 WITH 595 NEW CASES

NCDC UPDATE JULY17

Nigeria has recorded 643 new cases of #COVID19 in 24 states, bringing the total to 34,854 in 36 states of the country plus the FCT.

14,292 patients have fully recovered and discharged, while 769 deaths have been recorded, and so, the number of active cases is 19,793.

According to the latest information released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, 156 of the new cases are in Lagos; 95 in Ondo; Rivers-53; Abia-43; Oyo-38; Enugu-29; Edo-24; FCT-23; Kaduna-20; Akwa Ibom, Anambra, and  Osun have 17 cases each; Ogun-14; Kano-13.

There are 11 cases in Imo; Delta-6; Ekiti-5; Gombe and Plateau have 4 cases each; Cross River-2; Adamawa, Bauchi, Jigawa, and Yobe has 1 case each.

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire continues advocating that people wear a mask and follow other non-pharmaceutical interventions