Nigeria’s COVID-19 confirmed cases have risen to 22,614 after reco4rding an additional 594 cases in the last 24 hours.
From the information released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos, the epicenter has 159 cases, Delta-106, Ondo-44, FCT-34, Edo-34, Oyo-33, Kaduna-33, Enugu-28, Katsina-25, Imo-22, Adamawa-15, Ogun-12, Osun-11, Abia-8, Rivers-6, Nasarawa, Bauchi, and Niger have five cases each, Kebbi-4, Ekiti-3, while Plateau and Taraba have one case as well.
From a total of 1 22,614 confirmed cases, 7,822 patients have been discharged while the death toll has risen to 549.
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
There are only seven patients in our isolation center – Ogun government
The Ogun state government has said only seven out of 721 patients were in an isolation center in the state.
This was stated by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, on Thursday, when she joined the Deputy Governor, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, to receive 300,000 face masks donated by a Chinese company, Lee Group of Companies, located in Sagamu and Ijebu-Ode.
According to her, 97 percent of the patients were being given home treatment as directed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The commissioner added that the remaining patients in the isolation center were admitted due to their symptomatic status, adding that the government was not short of bed spaces in spite of the cases of COVID-19 recorded.
She also revealed that 400 patients had been discharged while 300 patients were being managed in a community with home treatment.