BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 2,802


BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 2,802

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday said the country recorded 245 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 2,802.

The centre also said that the number of fatalities has risen to 93 after recording 6 new deaths, 2,292 active cases, while 417 people have been treated and discharged from the isolation centres after full recovery.

“245 new cases of #COVID19; 76-Lagos 37-Katsina 32-Jigawa 23-Kano 19-FCT 18-Borno 10-Edo 9-Bauchi 6-Adamawa 5-Oyo 5-Ogun 1-Ekiti 1-Osun 1-Benue 1-Niger 1-Zamfara 2802 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 417 Deaths: 93″

According to NCDC, they are working with the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners in the operationalisation of sample collection sites in Local Governments, for COVID-19 diagnosis as part of its strategy to ensure cases are detected early.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper