Nigeria’s New COVID-19 Cases Climb To 684

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A total of 684 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded on Friday in Nigeria.

The total number of confirmed infections in the country now stands at 23,298.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on its Twitter handle said 8,253 patients have been discharged in the country and 554 patients have died.

Further data obtained from the NCDC showed that Lagos, the epicentre has recorded 259 cases, being the highest figure.

Others are Oyo-76 Katsina-69 Delta-66 Rivers-46 Ogun-23 Edo-22 Osun-22 Ebonyi-21 FCT-20 Kaduna-16 Ondo-10 Imo-9 Abia-9 Gombe-5 Plateau-4 Bauchi-4 Ekiti-2 and Anambra-1.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 347 779 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (118 375), Egypt (61 130), Nigeria (22 614), Ghana (15 473) and Cameroon (12 592).

Asia: 2 036 409 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are India (490 401), Iran (215 096), Pakistan (195 745), Turkey (193 115) and Saudi Arabia (170 639).

America: 4 821 970 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (2 422 310), Brazil (1 228 114), Peru (268 602), Chile (259 064) and Mexico (202 951).

Europe: 2 365 834 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Russia (613 994), United Kingdom (307 980), Spain (247 486), Italy (239 706) and Germany (192 556).

Oceania: 9 115 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (7 558), New Zealand (1 170), Guam (247), French Polynesia (60) and Northern Mariana Islands (30).

Other: 696 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 9 069 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Egypt (2 533), South Africa (2 292), Algeria (878), Sudan (556) and Nigeria (549).

Asia: 51 471 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are India (15 301), Iran (10 130), Turkey (5 046), China (4 641) and Pakistan (3 962).

America: 238 690 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (124 416), Brazil (54 971), Mexico (25 060), Peru (8 761) and Canada (8 504).

Europe: 189 812 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United Kingdom (43 230), Italy (34 678), France (29 752), Spain (28 330) and Belgium (9 726).

Oceania: 133 deaths; the 4 countries reporting deaths are Australia (104), New Zealand (22), Guam (5) and Northern Mariana Islands (2).

Other: 7 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.