The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 790 new cases of COVID-19 in the country as more testing is turning up more detected cases.
For the first time, Delta State has recorded the highest number of new cases in a day, surpassing Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic in Nigeria, with 166 and 120 cases, respectively.
The figures for other cases reported across the country include:
As of Wednesday night, July 1, the total number of cases confirmed in the country is 26,484, with
10,152 discharged and 603 deaths.