Nigeria recorded 443 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 7.

According to the statistics from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Plateau state recorded103, the highest for the day, Lagos-70 and FCT-60.

Other states with new infections include Ondo – 35, Edo and Rivers – 27, Kaduna – 20, Osun – 19, Borno and Oyo – 18, Kwara – 11, Adamawa – 9, Nasarawa – 7, Gombe – 6, Bayelsa and Imo – 4, Bauchi and Ogun – 2 and Kano – 1.

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

See a breakdown of the number of cases in each state below


  1. Hope this situation we find ourselves in these days will come to an end very soon and things will return back to normal. Our govt should learn from this pandemic by funding our health sector and improve our economy.


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