Nigeria’s infections from the virus inched closer to the 35, 000 mark.
This is according to a tweet on the official handle of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which noted that the country had 595 new cases of the virus for the day.
The new COVID-19 infections were reported in twenty-three states in the country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), taking Nigeria’s total cases to 34, 854.
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Of the number of persons infected with COVID-19 in Nigeria, so far 14, 292 have fully recovered and discharged as of July 16th, 2020, according to the NCDC.
On the flip side, 762 deaths have been reported from the virus, data from the health agency further revealed.