Nigeria recorded 790 new #COVID19 cases on Wednesday, taking its overall tally to 26,484, the Nigeria center for disease control said.
The death toll due to the virus reached 603 on Wednesday with 13 people succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours. Also Read – Domestic Flights To Resume In Abuja, Lagos Airports On July 8
As many as 406 patients were discharged post-recovery on Wednesday, which took the number of recovered persons to 10152 in the country, NCDC added.
On the New cases, Delta state recorded the highest number with 166 people testing positive to the virus, followed by Lagos with 120 new cases.
Sixty-six new cases were reported in Enugu while Abuja and Edo registered 65 and 60 new cases respectively. Also Read – TOP 8 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS COVID-19 HAS BROUGHT UPON OUR WORLD
NCDC also announced 43 cases in Ogun, 41in Kano, 39 in Kaduna, 33 in Ondo, 32 in Rivers, 29 in Bayelsa, 21 in Katsina, 20 in Imo, 18 in Kwara, 11 in Oyo, 10 in Abia, 6 in Benue, 4 in Gombe, while Yobe, Bauchi, Kebbi all recorded two each.
Following this update, the number of active infections in Nigeria now stood at 15,729.