COVID-19: Nigeria records 591 new cases, total rises to 39,539

July 24, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 591 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number to 39,539.

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

“On the 24th of July 2020, 591 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 39539 cases have been confirmed, 16559 cases have been discharged and 845 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 591 new cases are reported from 17 states; Oyo-191, Lagos-168, FCT-61, Ondo-29, Osun-26, Ebonyi-24, Edo-23, Ogun-14, Rivers-13, Akwa Ibom-12, Kaduna-10, Katsina-6, Borno-4, Ekiti-3, Delta-3, Imo-3, Niger-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 14,177 11,898 2,087 192
FCT 3,437 2,390 1,006 41
Oyo 2,497 1,325 1,148 24
Edo 2,128 696 1,360 72
Rivers 1,600 469 1,081 50
Delta 1,456 782 634 40
Kano 1,452 209 1,190 53
Kaduna 1,299 293 994 12
Ogun 1,241 245 973 23
Ondo 1,030 760 248 22
Plateau 780 331 430 19
Ebonyi 748 148 577 23
Enugu 726 284 425 17
Katsina 723 259 441 23
Kwara 707 489 202 16
Borno 609 52 522 35
Gombe 558 14 521 23
Bauchi 535 14 508 13
Abia 527 132 391 4
Imo 465 348 108 9
Osun 420 215 195 10
Bayelsa 326 79 226 21
Jigawa 322 3 308 11
Benue 294 235 53 6
Nasarawa 292 171 113 8
Akwa Ibom 208 80 121 7
Niger 167 25 133 9
Sokoto 153 0 137 16
Anambra 132 45 75 12
Adamawa 115 21 85 9
Ekiti 91 42 47 2
Kebbi 90 4 79 7
Zamfara 77 1 71 5
Yobe 64 3 53 8
Taraba 54 43 11 0
Cross River 34 30 3 1
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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