By Taiwo Alabi
Nigeria on Friday confirmed 600 new cases of COVID-19, making country’s caseload to hit 35,454 total cases.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC also recorded three new deaths, making total deaths reach 772 while 14,633 have so far recovered.
According to the NCDC, the new cases were confirmed in 20 states of the federation, with Lagos taking the lead as usual with 129 fresh infections, but lower than the156 cases it recorded on Wednesday.
Other States that recorded high figures are: FCT-118, Oyo-87, Kano-55, Benue-42, Enugu-35, Kwara-28, Imo-16, Ogun-13, Kaduna-12
Others are: Ondo-12, Delta-11, Edo-11, Plateau-8, Nasarawa-6, Ekiti-6, Niger-6, Borno-4, Abia-4 and Gombe-3.
600 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
772 deaths pic.twitter.com/OsPmCXJVU2
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 17, 2020