Cross Rivers state, the only state in the country that never recorded any case of coronavirus since the outreak of the pandemic, has now recorded five cases of the virus.
Following this development, all the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT have recorded cases of the virus.
According to the figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday night, Cross River recorded five cases of the virus.
NCDC said, “One new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 29,286 cases have been confirmed, 11,828 cases have been discharged and 654 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 575 new cases are reported from 20 states- Lagos(123), FCT(100), Delta(58), Edo(52), Ogun(42), Katsina(24), Bayelsa(23), Rivers(22), Borno(19), Plateau(18), Ondo(18), Oyo(17), Kwara(15), Osun(13), Enugu(9), Nasarawa (7), Abia(6), Cross River(5), Kaduna(3), Ekiti(1)
“On the 6th of July 2020, 575 new confirmed cases and 9 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”
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