Nigeria’s coronavirus cases on Monday inched to 30000-mark after 575 new infections were detected in the last 24 hours, while Nine people died of the deadly disease, taking the death toll to 654, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced.
Cross River became the last state in the country to officially record coronavirus cases on Monday, July 6, 2020, with five new cases registered.
According to the NCDC, the number of confirmed cases reached 29286 after 575 new infections surfaced in the country, but 11828 patients have also fully recovered from the COVID-19.
Out of the total infections, Lagos reported 123 cases, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 100, Delta 58, Edo 52, Ogun 42, Katsina 24, and Bayelsa with 23.
22 new cases were recorded in Rivers, 19 in Borno, 18 each in Plateau and Ondo, 17 in Oyo, 15 in Kwara, and 13 in Osun.
Other states where new cases were recorded on Monday are Enugu-nine, Nasarawa-seven, Abia-six, Kaduna- three, and Ekiti-one.
However, a total of 163 patients have also fully recovered from the COVID-19 on Monday.