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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 558 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 558 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 178,821

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its website, https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/ on Friday morning, July 30, 2021.

According to the NCDC; “The 558 new cases are reported from 16 states- Lagos (376), Oyo (33), Akwa Ibom (26), FCT (22), Imo (15), Bayelsa (13), Ekiti (13), Kano (12), Ogun (11), Plateau (11), Delta (9), Jigawa (6), Rivers (4), Zamfara (4), Edo (2), and Ebonyi (1).”

The NCDC also added that as of 29 July, 178,821 cases had been confirmed, 164,930 cases treated and discharged, while 2,141 deaths were recorded.

Source: Voice of Nigeria