Nigeria Records 503 Cases as Total Nears 30,000


Nigeria recorded 503 cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 29,789

This was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control while giving the daily COVID-19 update in the country.

It also stated that 669 patients have died from coronavirus-related complications in the country.

It said, “On the 7th of July 2020, 503 new confirmed cases and 15 deaths were recorded in Nigeria

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 29789 cases have been confirmed, 12108 cases have been discharged and 669 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

“The 503 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos (153), Ondo (76) Edo (54), FCT (41), Enugu (37), Rivers (30), Benue (24), Osun (20), Kaduna (15), Kwara (13), Abia (9), Borno (8), Plateau (6),Taraba (5), Ogun (3), Kano (3), Kebbi (2), Nasarawa (2), Bayelsa(1), Gombe (1)”

Lagos state which is the epicentre for the disease in the country also has a total of 11,520 confirmed cases, 9,696 of which were recorded active.

Data obtained from the NCDC’s website showed that no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.


Nigeria has so far tested 152,952 persons since the beginning of the pandemic.

A breakdown of all the confirmed cases so far shows that out of the total confirmed cases, there are 29,789 active cases, 17,012 have recovered and have been discharged, and 669 deaths have been reported.

A breakdown of the total confirmed cases can be seen below;



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