Nigeria has recorded an additional 575 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24-hours.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded an additional 123 cases, while FCT has 100. Others are Delta-58, Edo-52, Ogun-42, Katsina-24, Bayelsa-23, Rivers-22, Borno-19, Plateau-18, Ondo-18, Oyo-17, Kwara-15, Osun-13, Enugu-9, Nasarawa-7, Abia-6, Cross River-5, Kaduna-3, and Ekiti with one case.
With the 29,000-mark crossed, Nigeria now has a total of 29,286 confirmed cases with 11,828 patients already discharged while 654 deaths have been recorded.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
NCDC expresses appreciation to CACOVID for donations
Meanwhile, the NCDC has commended the efforts of private sector organizations in supporting the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government agency thanked the Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) in particular for donating laboratory reagents and consumables to strengthen COVID-19 response in Nigeria.
CACOVID, which is a joint effort of the private sector aimed at supporting the Nigerian Government to combat the Covid-19 crisis, has donated billions of naira to both the federal and state governments in helping to curb the spread of the pandemic.
We commend the efforts of private sector organisations who have come together to support the response to the #COVID19 pandemic
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 6, 2020