The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night, announced 438 new cases across 24 states in the country.

They are: Lagos(123), Kaduna(50), Rivers(40), Edo(37), Adamawa(25), Oyo(20), Nasarawa(16), Osun(15), Enugu(15), FCT(14), Ekiti(13), Ondo(13), Ebonyi(11), Katsina(10), Abia(9), Delta(8), Kwara(4), Ogun(3), Cross River(3), Kano(3), Bauchi(3), Yobe(2), Sokoto(1), Niger(1).

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It brought the total to 39,977 cases. 16,948 have been discharged, while 856 deaths have been recorded.

As of Sunday, July 26, Sokoto and Kogi states have no COVID-19 patient on admission.


This was confirmed on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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Sokoto has had 153 confirmed cases. Out of that number, 137 patients have been discharged, while 16 have died.

In Kogi, there have been five confirmed COVID-19 cases. Three have tested negative and were discharged, while two casualties have been recorded.