Nigeria continues in it's battle against the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. As the country seeks ways to curb the spread of the virus and simultaneously ease the effects of the lockdown, the virus is still spreading across the nation.
And today, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC reported that the Federal Republic of Nigeria has recorded 556 new cases of covid-19 nationwide on Sunday, July 19. The NCDC made this known as part of its daily covid-19 situation update, as the country has now recorded a total of confirmed cades since the outbreak began. Of those cases, 15,015 have been discharged, while 789 deaths have been recorded.
Lagos state - which has suffered the mist from the pandemic - was second on the daily chart again with 97 new cases. It has taken it's total to 13,438, by far the most of any state in the Federation.
The Federal Capital Territory is second on the overall index, having had 3027 cases confirmed till date. Oyo state has had 2,167 cases, while 104 samples tested positive in Edo state today, bringing it's total to 1,989 till date.
At the other end of the chart, Kogi state remains the least infected,as it has reported just five cases till date. Cross River - the last new state in the country to report a case - has now had 13 cases confirmed.
All 36 states of the Federation, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, have recorded cases of covid-19.
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