Nigeria records over 200 fresh Covid-19 cases


Nigeria on Sunday, July 25 recorded 216 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to new Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) data published on its website on Monday, July 26.

The majority of states that have registered maximum cases are Lagos with 108 cases, followed by Akwa Ibom with 96. Oyo and Rivers registered four and three cases respectively followed by Edo with two cases, while one case each in Edo, Ekiti, Kano, Osun.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new infections indicate a decline from the 272 cases recorded a day earlier.

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The NCDC said that the country did not record any COVID-19 related death on Sunday and the total fatalities so far stood at 2,132.

It said the country had also tested more than 2.4 million samples for the virus out of the country’s roughly 200 million population.

The NCDC disclosed that one patient was discharged on Sunday after recovering from the virus.

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Nigeria’s total number of active cases now stands at 4,180 while the number of recovered cases has climbed to 164,789.

Nigeria has a total of 171,111 positive infections confirmed in the country.


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