By Jonathan Ugbal
The total number of SARS – CoV-2 infections confirmed in Cross River state is now 13.
This follows the confirmation of an additional case on Saturday, July 18.
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control announced 653 new COVID-19 cases across 28 states of the country.
The distribution is as follows:
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 18, 2020
This means the total number of active cases in the state stands at nine with three discharged and one death recorded.
Nationwide, 36,107 cases have been confirmed with 14,938 recovering while 778 deaths have been recorded.
In continental Africa, over 706,000 cases have been recorded of which 370,715 have recovered as at 12:01 AM on July 19, 2020 and 14,996 deaths reported.
Globally, the confirmed cases have crossed 14.4 million of which 604,103 have died while those who recovered are 8,585,963.
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