• April 14, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Nigeria Records 229 New Cases, Taking Total Infections To 8,068

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on its verified Twitter handle on Monday, May 25, 2020, that Nigeria has recorded 229 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of cases in the country to 8, 068 since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Breakdown of the new cases, which are spread across 14 states and the FCT, are as follows:Lagos-90,Katsina-27, Imo-26, Kano-23, FCT-14, Plateau-12, Ogun-9, Delta-7, Borno-5, Rivers-5, Oyo-4, Gombe-3, Osun-2, Anambra-1, Bayelsa-1.

Out of the 8,068 total figures of the virus so far recorded by the country, 2,311 have been discharged, following their recovery from the ailment, while 233 fatalities have been recorded.

What the latest data shows is that despite efforts so far expended by governments at all levels and health authorities to stem the further spread of the virus, it has continued to escalate an an alarming rate, necessitating the need for stricter enforcement of existing preventive guidelines such as social distancing, wearing of face masks et al, and increase in the volume of testing and contact tracing in the country.

Agenda Watchdog

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