The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 304 new cases of COVID-19 in the country bringing the total to 43,841. Five new deaths were recorded along with 221 recoveries. Lagos State topped the list.

The 304 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (81), FCT (39), Abia (31), Kaduna (24), Rivers (23), Plateau (16), Cross River (13), Ebonyi (12), Ondo (12) Ekiti (11), Edo (11), Benue (10), Nasarawa (10), Ogun (6), Gombe (5).

The breakdown in the tweet of the NCDC shows that the 304 cases were from 15 different states. Lagos State recorded the highest number of cases with 81. The Federal Capital Territory followed with 39 while Abia State had 31. 221 people recovered, which brings the recoveries up to 20,308 from 20,087. There were also five new deaths. Find the breakdown below.

NCDC August 2

Read the breakdown by states here

According to the NCDC, all the 36 states in Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory have so far recorded a case of COVID-19. Also, Lagos State still holds the record for the most cases in Nigeria.

So far, 43,841 cases have been confirmed, 20,308 cases have been discharged and 888 deaths have been recorded.


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