- There has been a daily increase in the number of corona virus cases in Nigeria
- The NCDC recorded a whooping 497 new infections on Saturday, July 31st
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has continued to record a spike in the number of corona virus cases across states in the country.
The agency from it's post on their official Facebook page announced that the number of new infections for Saturday, July 31st, was 497.
At the moment, the number of deaths from the pandemic in Nigeria is 2,149, with total confirmed infections now 173,908 and 164,994 recoveries
Lagos, which has been the epicentre of the virus recorded 211 new cases as at July 31st.
A breakdown of states and the number of their new cases are given as follows
Lagos-211, Akwa Ibom-80, Kwara-73, Osun-29, Oyo-17, Rivers-17, Cross Rivers-15, Edo-15, Anambra-9, Ogun-8, Ekiti-6, Bayelsa-4, FCT-4, Plateau-4, Bauchi-2, Nassarawa-2, Kaduna-1, Jigawa-1.
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