Coronavirus in Nigeria update: Total infections exceed 40,000

Coronavirus in Nigeria update

Nigeria has recorded an additional 624 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 27th of July.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 41,804 confirmed The centre also stated that 18,764 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 868 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 Tuesday 28th of July was 22,172.

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “624 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Lagos-212, Oyo-69, Niger-49, 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, Nasarawa-2

41,804 confirmed, 18,764 discharged, 868 deaths