Coronavirus: NCDC announces 463 new cases of Covid-19

Coronavirus: NCDC announces 463 new cases of Covid-19

- 463 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Nigeria on Tuesday

- NCDC announced the new infections in seventeen states of the country

- Total confirmed Covid-19 cases now hit 33,616 as Nigeria saw a decrease in the daily figure in the last four days

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 463 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria as the total confirmed infection hit 33,616.

The new cases were reported on Tuesday, July 14, by the national disease control body on its Twitter page in seventeen states.

Lagos continues to lead the pack as the epicentre of the disease in Nigeria with 128 new cases, the lowest in recent time.

Kwara state followed on the log with 92 cases while Enugu came behind with 39 cases. Delta has 33 cases, Edo has 29, Plateau state has 28 while Kaduna has 23 new infections.

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NCDC also reported 15 new cases in Oyo state, 4 infections in each of Osun and Ogun states while Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has 12 new cases.

Coronavirus: NCDC announces 463 new cases of Covid-19
463 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Nigeria on Tuesday.
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Ondo and Rivers states also have 9 new cases each, while Abia, Bayelsa, Ekiti and Borno states closed the log with 8, 5, 3 and 2 cases respectively.

13,792 people have been successfully discharged since the outbreak of the virus in Nigeria. Unfortunately, 754 patients have died of the disease.

On the global log, 13,461,933 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded with 581,298 deaths and 7,851,602 recoveries.

In Africa, Nigeria continues to occupy its place behind South Africa and Egypt which have 298,292 and 83,930 cases respectively.

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Meanwhile, reported earlier that the leadership of the Lagos state House of Assembly has directed all its members to go for COVID-19 test.

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Adewale Adedeji, the lawmaker representing Ifako Ijaiye 1 constituency, made this known in a statement, adding that his own test result turned out negative.

Adedeji indicated in the statement that the assembly's directive was issued on Sunday, July 12.

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