600 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, making a total of 35454 confirmed infections in the country, since the outbreak of the disease in February.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC made the disclosure through its verified Twitter handle on Friday night.
It noted that the new 600 cases of Coronavirus were recorded from twenty states in the country, with three new fatalities on the same day.
According to the health agency, Lagos as usual took the lead with 129 cases, closely followed by FCT and Oyo with 118 and 87 cases respectively.
While other states like Kano has 55, Benue- 42, Enugu- 35, Kwara- 28, Imo-16, Ogun-13, Kaduna- 12, Ondo-12, Delta- 11, Edo -11.
Then states which recorded less than ten new cases in the last 24 hours are : Plateau-8, Nasarawa-6, Ekiti-6, Niger-6, Borno-6, Abia-6, Gombe-6.
The agency tweeted thus; “On the 17th of July 2020, 600 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 35454 cases have been confirmed, 14633 cases have been discharged and 772 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”.