COVID-19: Nigeria Records 11 New Deaths, 444 Cases

A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as part of the community testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
A medical official performs a throat swab on a resident of Mabushi in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Abuja as a part of the group testing for COVID-19… on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

Nigeria has recorded 11 deaths and 444 new instances of the COVID-19 pandemic, says the nation’s well being safety company towards infectious ailments.

The NCDC confirmed this through its official web site on Monday taking the entire variety of fatalities within the nation to 2,160.

Of the confirmed instances, Lagos recorded a worrisome variety of infections  (275), whereas Rivers state adopted with an equally rising quantity (63).

Other states included Akwa -Ibom  (62), Gombe (22), Ogun (8), FCT (4), Edo (3), Imo (2), Kano (1), Nasarawa(1), Sokoto (1), Jigawa (1), Ebonyi (1).

To date, 174,759 instances have been confirmed and 165,037 instances have been discharged in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Meanwhile, 32 Delta variant instances of COVID-19 have additionally been reported in 5 states throughout the nation the NCDC mentioned on Monday.

The B.1.617.2. Delta variant has turn into a significant supply of concern in latest occasions because of its fast improve in a number of nations, together with the United States.

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has suggested Nigerians towards travelling to Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Oyo, Cross Rivers, Kano, Plateau, and the FCT throughout this era, besides when it was completely needed.

 

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 11 New Deaths, 444 Cases

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