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Cross River Records Its Highest Daily Cases Of Covid-19, 576 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 16 new cases of Covid-19 in Cross River State, its highest since the virus was confirmed in the state. 576 new COVID-19 infections was recorded in 21 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).

This brings the total cases of the virus in the state to 29, out of which 3 has recovered while 1 death has been recorded.
The agency announced this in its update for July 21.
According to the breakdown of cases, no state recorded more than 100 new infections.
Four new deaths were recorded on Tuesday, increasing the number of fatalities from 801 to 805.
However, with 344 patients discharged on Tuesday, the recovery rate rose from 15,333 to 15,677.
Out of 37,801 samples now confirmed positive for the coronavirus in all 36 states and the FCT, a total of 21,319 cases are active.
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The testing capacity recorded some improvement with more than 10,000 samples tested in less than one week — 3,995 samples were tested on July 20, 2020.

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