COVID-19 Cases Exceeds 50000 In Nigeria
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced the confirmation of 593 new COVID-19 cases.
Infections in the country rose from 49895 to 50488 with the new cases while 4 deaths were recorded.
NCDC also revealed that not less than 37304 people have recovered from the virus.
Unfortunately, the country has recorded a total of 985 deaths in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 593 new cases are from 16 states- Plateau(186), Lagos(172), FCT(62), Oyo(27), Delta(25), Rivers(20), Ondo(19), Edo(18).
Other cases are from Kaduna(17), Enugu(12), Akwa Ibom(10), Ogun(7), Abia(6), Gombe(6), Kano(3) and Osun(3).
See tweet update from NCDC:
As daily infections begins to climb down overtime, the Federal Government is considering opening up the country.
The reopening is however hitting a setback as Seven students of Government Girls’ College in Doma, Gombe state who are currently writing their West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) tested positive for Coronavirus.