FCT Tops Daily COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria’s Infections Surpass 37, 000

Written by on July 21, 2020

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had the highest COVID-19 cases in Nigeria on Monday – 102 – as the country’s infections from the virus surpassed the 37, 000 mark.

This is according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which revealed that the West African nation reported 562 fresh cases from the virus.

According to the NCDC, the new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 20 states and the FCT which brings the country’s total infections to 37, 225.

The agency said 100 fresh infections were reported in Nigeria’s COVID-19 epicentre – Lagos – with Plateau having 52 cases.

Other states with new cases for the day are: Kwara – 50, Abia – 47, Kaduna – 35, Benue – 34, Oyo – 26, Ebonyi – 24, Kano – 16, Niger – 15, Anambra – 14, and Gombe – 12.

The rest cases for the day were found in: Edo – 11, Rivers – 6, Nasarawa – 5, Delta – 5, Borno – 3, Enugu – 2, Bauchi – 2 and Kebbi – 1.

Similarly, the NCDC data showed that of the number of persons infected with the virus in Nigeria, 15,333 have been discharged.

However, 21, 082 cases are still active with 801 deaths reported so far.

562 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria:

FCT-102
Lagos-100
Plateau-52
Kwara-50
Abia-47
Kaduna-35
Benue-34
Oyo-26
Ebonyi-24
Kano-16
Niger-15
Anambra-14
Gombe-12
Edo-11
Rivers-6
Nasarawa-5
Delta-5
Borno-3
Enugu- 2
Bauchi-2
Kebbi- 1

37,225 confirmed
15,333 discharged
801 deaths
801 deaths



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