According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 443 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, August 7.

The states with the new cases include; Plateau-103, Lagos-70, FCT-60, Ondo-35, Edo-27, Rivers-27, Kaduna-20, Osun-19, Borno-18, Oyo-18, Kwara-11, Adamawa-19, Nasarawa-7, Gombe-6, Bayelsa-4, Imo-4, Bauchi-2, Ogun-2 and Kano-1.

Nigeria now has 45,687 confirmed cases of coronavirus. 32,637 patients have so far been discharged with 936 deaths recorded.

See the breakdown of cases in different states below:

The pandemic has killed at least 715,343 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Friday.

At least 19,133,340 cases have been registered in 196 countries and territories. Of these, at least 11,319,300 are now considered recovered.

According to reports, the United States is the worst-hit country with 160,104 fatalities from 4,883,657 cases. At least 1,598,624 people have been declared recovered.

After the United States, the hardest-hit countries are Brazil with 98,493 deaths from 2,912,212 cases, Mexico with 50,517 deaths from 462,690 cases, Britain with 46,413 deaths from 308,134 cases, and India with 41,585 deaths from 2,027,074 cases.


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