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Coronavirus Nigeria update: 555 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nigeria

Coronavirus Nigeria update: 555 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nigeria
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released an update on the status of the Coronavirus disease in the country. 

In the nightly updates, the most recent of which was shared on Sunday, 26 July, they revealed that the total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country has risen by 555.

As usual, Lagos is the state with the highest number of confirmed cases with 156 people reported to be infected in the state in one day.

This number is followed by Kano, Ogun, and Plateau states. So far, 858 people have succumbed to the virus while 17374 people are still actively battling the virus.

This means that 23158 people have been successfully treated for the Coronavirus and have been discharged from the treatment centres.

The NCDC tweeted: 555 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;

“Lagos-156 Kano-65 Ogun-57 Plateau-54 Oyo-53 Benue-43 FCT-30 Ondo-18 Kaduna-16 Akwa Ibom-13 Gombe-13 Rivers-12 Ekiti-9 Osun-8 Cross River-3 Borno-2 Edo-2 Bayelsa-1 40,532 confirmed

“17,374 discharged 858 deaths.”