Nigeria Records 555 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 2 Deaths, Total 40,562

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its daily update posted on its website, said there were 555 new cases taking the total number of recorded cases to 40,562 NCDC said these had led to 858 deaths in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

On the 26th of July 2020, 555 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a total daily test of 3,063 samples across the country.

According to the Agency, a total of 262,579 tests have been carried out as of July 26th, 2020 compared to 259,516 tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 26th July 2020,
Total Number of Cases – 40,532
Total Number Discharged – 17,374
Total Deaths – 858
Total Tests Carried out – 262,579

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According to the NCDC, the new cases were reported from 18 states- Lagos (156), Kano (65), Ogun (57), Plateau (54), Oyo (53), Benue (43), FCT (30), Ondo (18), Kaduna (16), Akwa Ibom (13), Gombe (13), Rivers (12), Ekiti (9), Osun (8), Cross River(3), Borno (2), Edo (2), Bayelsa (1).

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 14,456, followed by Abuja (3,481), Oyo (2,570), Edo (2,167), Rivers (1,652), Kano (1,520), Delta (1,464), Kaduna (1,365), Ogun (1,301), Ondo (1,061), Plateau (834), Ebonyi (759), Enugu (741), Katsina (733), Kwara (711), Borno (611), Gombe (571), Bauchi (538), Abia (536), Imo (465).

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