643 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
A breakdown of the new cases across states in the country is as follows: Lagos-230 Oyo-69 FCT-51 Edo-43 Osun-35 Rivers-30 Ebonyi-30 Kaduna-28 Ogun-27 Ondo-23 Plateau-20 Benue-17 Enugu-16 Imo-10 Delta-6 Kano-4 Nasarawa-2 Kebbi-1 Ekiti-1.
There are now 34,259 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country, and 760 deaths has been recorded. 13,999 patients have also been discharged after recovering from the disease.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 16, 2020
There are now over 625,000 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Africa
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Over 625,000 confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – with more than 316,000 recoveries & 13,000 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://t.co/V0fkK8dYTg pic.twitter.com/5B3yOSs0My
— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) July 15, 2020
Jair Bolsonaro tests Positive for COVID-19 again
Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, has tested positive again for COVID-19 a week after his initial test indicated he had the virus, CNN reports.
Bolsonaro revealed this to CNN Brasil in a telephone interview. He said he was “doing very well” and that he hasn’t had a fever since the beginning of last week, according to CNN Brasil reporter Leandro Magalhaes, but that he was anxious to get back to work. He said he hasn’t had other symptoms, such as shortness of breath or loss of taste. He said he plans to take another test in “coming days.”
United Arab Emirates Records Zero Deaths in 24 Hours
The United Arab Emirates has recorded zero coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours according to a tweet shared by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed Bin Zayed on Wednesday.
“By the grace and success of God and then by the efforts of the first line of defense and their dedication and the responsible commitment of members of our society .. We announce that no deaths due to “Covid-19″ have been registered in the UAE within the last 24 hours .. This is a promising result for all of us .. The challenge continues and we need to continue to adhere With precautionary measures.”
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Today we announce no deaths related to COVID-19 in the UAE in the last 24 hours. Our deepest gratitude to our frontline heroes and to society for their commitment to adhering to precautionary measures. We must continue our collective efforts in tackling this challenge.
— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) July 15, 2020