COVID-19:Nigeria Reports More Daily Recoveries than Infections

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Nigeria on Saturday night reported more daily recoveries than new coronavirus cases.

According to the Centre for Disease Control, 522 recoveries were recorded in the past 24 hours, while the number of new infections detected stood at 386- the lowest figure below the 400 mark since May.

This latest figure takes the cumulative total to 43,537.

Four (4) COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, taking the death toll to 883.

NCDC said in its daily report: ‘’On the 1st of August 2020, 386 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

‘’Till date, 43,537 cases have been confirmed, 20,087 cases have been discharged and 883 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

‘’The 386 new cases are reported from 18 states- FCT (130), Lagos (65), Ondo (37), Osun (29), Plateau (23), Rivers (15), Enugu (14), Nasarawa (12), Bayelsa (11), Ebonyi (11), Ekiti (9), Oyo (8), Edo (8), Abia (6), Ogun (3), Katsina (3), Imo (1), Adamawa (1).

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