COVID-19: NCDC confirms 556 new cases, total now 36,663

July 19, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 556 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number to 36,663.

The NCDC made the announcement on Sunday night via its Twitter handle.

“On the 19th of July 2020, 556 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 36663 cases have been confirmed, 15105 cases have been discharged and 789 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 556 new cases are reported from 18 states; Edo-104, Lagos-97, FCT-70, Benue-66, Oyo-61, Kaduna-38, Plateau-28, Osun-19, Akwa Ibom-14, Rivers-13, Katsina-13, Ondo-13, Ogun-6, Kano-5, Nasarawa-4, Gombe-2, Ekiti-2, Borno-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 13,438 11,298 1,964 176
FCT 3,027 2,105 883 39
Oyo 2,167 1,031 1,116 20
Edo 1,989 701 1,220 68
Rivers 1,529 485 996 48
Delta 1,423 756 630 37
Kano 1,400 222 1,125 53
Ogun 1,174 302 850 22
Kaduna 1,156 287 857 12
Ondo 925 761 143 21
Katsina 710 246 441 23
Enugu 675 298 360 17
Ebonyi 655 84 557 14
Plateau 648 349 281 18
Borno 599 40 524 35
Gombe 546 19 505 22
Kwara 535 333 188 14
Bauchi 529 10 506 13
Abia 479 111 365 3
Imo 452 360 83 9
Osun 351 242 99 10
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Bayelsa 322 125 177 20
Nasarawa 276 155 113 8
Benue 260 210 44 6
Akwa Ibom 176 52 121 3
Sokoto 153 0 137 16
Niger 151 32 112 7
Anambra 118 41 67 10
Adamawa 115 21 85 9
Kebbi 88 7 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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