COVID-19 Nigeria Update Today
Nigeria is about to have 13,000 cases of COVID-19 after reporting an additional 315 cases in the last 24 hours.
Out of the 315 cases announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) via its Twitter page this morning, Lagos recorded 128 cases, followed by the FCT with 34, while Rivers reported 32 cases. Others are Edo with 28 cases, Oyo- 22, Kaduna- 20, Gombe- 13, Ogun- 8, Plateau- 5, Delta- 7, Kwara- 7, Kano- 5, Bauchi- 4, and Katsina with two cases.
Out of the total 12801 confirmed cases in Nigeria, 4040 patients have been discharged while 361 have died.
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Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
Six NDDC workers infected with COVID-19
The Niger Delta Development Commission has announced that six members of its staff have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Commission made this known on Monday via Twitter, saying the persons involved were workers in the Office of the Executive Director, Projects, Cairo Ojougboh, but Ojougboh tested negative for the virus.
The Commission added that the infected persons and 27 others, who tested negative for the virus, have gone into isolation.
COVID-19: One dies, four recover in Abuja
A coronavirus patient has died in Abuja as the nation’s capital also discharged four more patients upon treatment and recovery.
Speaking on Monday, the FCT Administration confirmed that 36 new infections were recorded on Monday, bringing the total reported cases to 986.
A total of 693 cases are active, while 252 patients have so far recovered from the virus.
COVID-19: Edo records five deaths
Edo state has recorded an additional five deaths of coronavirus patients and also discharged 12 more recovered patients.
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This was confirmed by the Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Monday. According to him, the dead persons were 60 years old and above.
Obaseki via his Twitter page said one of the fatalities was recorded at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital while the remaining four were reported at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital.