Nigeria records 386 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 3912

By AdvocateNews on 09/05/2020

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported that the nation recorded 386 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday as the total cases confirmed rose to 3912.

Posting the recent report on its Twitter page, NCDC, highlighted the breakdown of the confirmed cases per states; “176-Lagos; 65-Kano; 31-Katsina; 20-FCT; 17-Borno; 15-Bauchi; 14-Nasarawa; 13-Ogun; 10-Plateau; 4-Oyo; 4-Sokoto; 4-Rivers; 3-Kaduna; 2-Edo; 2-Ebonyi; 2-Ondo; 1-Enugu; 1-Imo; 1-Gombe; and 1-Osun.”

 

The Centre’s report also indicated 679 people infected with the virus have recovered and so far discharged while 117 have sadly lost their lives to the disease.

“3,912 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. Discharged: 679 Deaths: 117.”

NCDC while advising Nigerians on the preventive measures for the coronavirus disease reiterated the importance of physical distancing, frequent handwashing, and the wearing of face mask in public.

 

Meanwhile, Lagos State which was reported by the NCDC to have confirmed 176 new cases has expressed concern over the increasing number of runaway patients tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, describing it as “disturbing.”

Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made the remark on Friday, during a media briefing on the update of COVID-19 situation in the state, held in Alausa, Ikeja.

The total confirmed cases in Lagos State as at Friday was 1, 667.

Posted 09/05/2020 04:46:02 AM

 

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