Coronavirus in Nigeria update: 499 new cases confirmed on Thursday, July 9

Coronavirus in Nigeria update

Nigeria has recorded an additional 499 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 9th of July.

According to the centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 30,748 The centre also stated that 12,546 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 689 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 Thursday, 9th July was 17,513.

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “499 new cases of #COVID19: 

Lagos-157, Edo-59, Ondo-56, Oyo-31, Akwa Ibom-22, Borno-21, Plateau-19, Kaduna-18, Katsina-18, Bayelsa-17, FCT-17, Delta-14, Kano-11, Rivers-10, Enugu-8, Ogun-6, Kwara-4, Imo-3, Nasarawa-2, Osun-2, Abia-1, Ekiti-1, Niger-1, Yobe-1

30748 confirmed, 12546 discharged, 689 deaths


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  • Looks we’re hitting a plateau but is it real or just not enough testing and under reporting?