By Jonathan Ugbal
- Has More Active Cases Than Six States
Four more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cross River bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 9.
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control announced 571 cases for July 12, 2020.
The tally as shared on its verified Twitter handle was as follows:
The NCDC said the country now has 32,558 confirmed cases of which 13,447 have been discharged and 740 deaths recorded.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 12, 2020
Worldwide, the John Hopkins University data shows that over 12 million people have been infected globally.
In Africa, the African Center for Disease Control said over 594,000 cases have been announced by the 54 African countries.
#COVID19 update for Africa, 13 July 2020 @ 9am Eastern Africa Time: 54 @_AfricanUnion Member States reporting data below..
Deaths… 13,238 &
More information at https://t.co/Fjt791J2kG #WearAMask #StayAtHome #AfricaResponds#FactsNotFear pic.twitter.com/kUYEwSJXmt
— Africa CDC (@AfricaCDC) July 13, 2020
The Situation Report shows that Cross River now has five active cases after one death was recorded and three discharged.
This means Cross River has more active cases than Bauchi (3); Yobe (3); Jigawa (2); Sokoto (2); Kogi (0) and Zamfara (0).
Only Kogi state has fewer cumulative cases at five.
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