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COVID-19 In Nigeria Hits Over 48,000

Coronavirus In Nigeria
Coronavirus In Nigeria

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit over 48, 000 with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announcing 373 fresh cases of the virus o Thursday night.

HSENations reports that (NCDC) disclosed this in its latest update about the pandemic via an official Twitter account.

This online safety news platform understands that of 373 COVID-19 cases recorded on Thursday 69 were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, Osun -41, Kaduna -40, Oyo -40, FCT -35, Plateau -22, Rivers -19, Kano -17, Ondo -17, Ogun -15, Abia -14, Gombe -12, Imo -9, Enugu (7), Kwara -6, Delta -5, Niger -2, Borno -1, Bauchi -1 and Nasarawa -1.

See NCDC’s tweet below;

Meanwhile, HSENations reports that of the 48,116 COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, 16,256 were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city followed by Abuja -4,632, Oyo -2,935, Edo -2,399, Rivers -1,991, Kaduna -1,706,Plateau -1,665, Kano -1,661, Delta -1,626, Ogun -1,521, Ondo -1,373, Enugu -976, Ebonyi -908, Kwara -888, Katsina -746, Osun -719, Borno -698, Abia -677, Gombe -647, and Bauchi (580) Imo State -494, Benue -430, Nasarawa -372, Bayelsa -346, Jigawa -322, Akwa Ibom -241, Niger -228, Ekiti -194, Adamawa -185, Anambra -156, Sokoto -154), Kebbi -90, Taraba -78, Zamfara -77, Cross River -73, Yobe -67 and Kogi -5.

However, On Thursday, 6th August 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari through the secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced the extension of the second phase of eased lockdown by another four (4) weeks as the country continues its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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