COVID-19: Nigeria records 562 new cases, total now 37,225

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 562 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, with national toll now put at 37,225.

The agency made this known via its verified Twitter handle on Monday.

“On the 20th of July 2020, 562 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 37225 cases have been confirmed, 15333 cases have been discharged and 801 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 562 new cases are reported from 21 states; FCT-102, Lagos-100, Plateau-52, Kwara-50, Abia-47, Kaduna-35, Benue-34, Oyo-26, Ebonyi-24, Kano-16, Niger-15, Anambra-14, Gombe-12, Edo-11, Rivers-6, Nasarawa-5, Delta-5, Borno-3, Enugu- 2, Bauchi-2, Kebbi- 1,” the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 13,538 11,398 1,964 176
FCT 3,129 2,188 902 39
Oyo 2,193 1,057 1,116 20
Edo 2,000 652 1,280 68
Rivers 1,535 483 1,003 49
Delta 1,428 759 630 39
Kano 1,416 238 1,125 53
Kaduna 1,191 307 872 12
Ogun 1,174 266 886 22
Ondo 925 760 143 22
Katsina 710 246 441 23
Plateau 700 370 312 18
Ebonyi 679 91 572 16
Enugu 677 300 360 17
Borno 602 54 513 35
Kwara 585 383 188 14
Gombe 558 25 510 23
Bauchi 531 12 506 13
Abia 526 132 391 3
Imo 452 360 83 9
Osun 351 242 99 10
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Bayelsa 322 122 179 21
Benue 294 235 53 6
Nasarawa 281 160 113 8
Akwa Ibom 176 52 121 3
Niger 166 45 112 9
Sokoto 153 0 137 16
Anambra 132 53 67 12
Adamawa 115 21 85 9
Kebbi 89 8 74 7
Ekiti 86 37 47 2
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Yobe 64 3 53 8
Taraba 30 19 11 0
Cross River 13 9 3 1
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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