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NCDC confirms highest daily 790 COVID-19 cases, Nigeria’s total is 26,484

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 790 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 26,484 the total number of confirmed cases in the country.

The NCDC stated this in a tweet via its verified Twitter handle night on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

The latest number of infections is regarded as Nigeria’s highest daily spike of COVID-19 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country.

According to the disease control agency Wednesday, Delta recorded 166 new cases; Lagos, 120; Enugu, 66; Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 65; Edo, 60; Ogun, 43; Kano, 41; Kaduna, 39; Ondo, 33; Rivers, 32; Bayelsa, 29; Katsina, 21; Imo, 20; and Kwara, 18

Others are Oyo, 11; Abia, 10; Benue, six; Gombe, four; while Yobe, Kebbi and Bauchi recorded two each.

“Nigeria has recorded 26,484 cases of COVID-19. 10,152 persons have been discharged, while 603 persons have died,” it said.

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