NCDC announces 543 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 38,344

NCDC announces 543 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 38,344

- Nigeria has recorded 543 new COVID-19 cases, including the FCT

- Lagos still remains the epicentre of the virus with 180 new cases, followed closely by the FCT with 86 new infections

- With the latest data, Nigeria now has 38,344 cases, 15,815 recoveries and 813 deaths

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Nigeria's COVID-19 cases are close to 40,000 landmarks as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced new infections in some states in the country on Wednesday night, July 22.

According to the NCDC update which was released via its official Twitter account, Nigeria recorded 543 new COVID-19 cases with total infections rising to 38,344.

Legit.ng notes that the new cases were reported across 15 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos still remains the epicentre of the virus with 180 new cases, followed closely by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 86 new infections.

NCDC announces 543 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 38,344

NCDC announces 543 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, total now 38,344. Photo Credit: NCDC
Source: Twitter

The country has been able to successfully discharge a total of 15,815 persons who have recovered from the virus while 813 persons have unfortunately died from the vire.

Below is the breakdown of the new cases:

Lagos-180

FCT-86

Kaduna-56

Edo-47

Ondo-37

Kwara-35

Ogun-19

Rivers-19

Kano-17

Ebonyi-16

Enugu-16

Delta-7

Bayelsa-4

Bauchi-3

Abia-1

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Meanwhile, students of Iseyin District Grammar School, Iseyin, Oyo state, were recently pictured abiding by the strict guidelines by the ministry of health and the state government as a way of reducing the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.

During a visit to the school in Oyo state, the Senior Secondary School (SSS3) and Junior Secondary School (JSS3) students were made to go through the process of washing their hands, and having their temperatures checked before being allowed into the school premises.

Legit.ng correspondents who visited the school confirmed that these guidelines were strictly monitored by a number of teachers who were at the gate alongside the security men who ensured that the students waited to wash their hands with the water and soap provided at the entrance.

Such was the compliance that some of the students who were sweeping the premises, cutting grass had their nose masks on while carrying out the assignment.

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Source: Legit.ng

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