COVID-19: Nigeria Records Zero Deaths in 10 Days

Nigeria Records Zero Deaths

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Zero Deaths in 10 Days           Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19 deaths in 10 consecutive days in the country on Thursday according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Glamtush reports that the fatality toll in the country remains 2,061, according to an update published by NCDC. However, NCDC reported 100 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, April 22 The new cases were reported in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory. According to the report Taraba recorded 64 new cases while Lagos…

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Nigeria Records Highest COVID-19 Cases in Single Day

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Nigeria Records Highest COVID-19 Cases in Single Day         The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday revealed that the nation recorded 1,964 fresh cases, the highest it has recorded in a single day since the pandemic broke out in February 2020. Previously, Nigeria had set its single-day highest record on  15 January, when it reported 1,867 cases,  but the record has been overtaken with Thursday’s infections. The nation’s 1,964 new cases represented a sharp rise from the 1,386 cases reported on Wednesday. Seven deaths were…

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Nigeria Records 216 New COVID-19 Cases

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Nigeria Records 216 New COVID-19 Cases       Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 216 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as announced by the Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In a late-night tweet on NCDC disclosed that the new infections were recorded in 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Of the new cases, Plateau has the highest number – 59, followed by Rivers, Abia, and Lagos which have 27, 22, and 20 more infections respectively. Others are Oyo – 18, Enugu – 17, Kaduna – 11, FCT…

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Nigeria Records 239 New Cases of COVID-19

239 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria Records 239 New Cases of COVID-19       Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infection to  54,247 confirmed cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a late-night tweet. The country now has a total of 42,010 persons discharged and 1,023 recorded deaths. Plateau reported the highest number of cases with 116 while the Federal Capital Territory ranked second with 33 new infections. Other states with new cases include Lagos-19, Ekiti-12, Kaduna-11, Ogun-11, Ebonyi-8, Benue-7, Abia-5, Delta-5,…

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Nigeria Confirms 296 New COVID-19 Cases

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Nigeria Confirms 296 New COVID-19 Cases     Nigeria on Thursday recorded 296 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency, in a late-night tweet, put the total number of cases in the country at 53,317 with 1,o11 dead and 40,726 persons discharged. Plateau topped the list of states with new cases with 85, while Enugu ranked second with 46. See breakdown for each state below: 296 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Plateau-85Enugu-46Oyo-31Lagos-21Rivers-20FCT-15Kaduna-13Bauchi-12Delta-11Ekiti-11Akwa Ibom-7Ebonyi-6Kwara-5Ogun-4Osun-4Gombe-3Niger-2 53,317 confirmed40,726 discharged1,011 deaths pic.twitter.com/7VLNB37mw1 —…

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Nigeria Records 322 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hit 52,227

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Nigeria Records 322 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hit 52,227     Nigeria on Sunday recorded 322 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number of infections to 52,227. The number of fatalities recorded so far from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria has surpassed the 1,000 mark – about six months after the country reported its first cases in February. Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) indicated that 1,002 people have lost the battle to COVID-19 in the country. The figure reported by the NCDC…

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CAN Chairman In Adamawa Tests Positive For COVID-19

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CAN Chairman In Adamawa Tests Positive For COVID-19       The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Adamawa State, Bishop Dami Mamza, has tested positive for COVID-19. Mamza, who is also the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese and a member of the state’s COVID-19 Containment Committee, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. He disclosed that his COVID-19 status was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), adding that he has decided to go into self-isolation. According to the clergyman, one lesson for the…

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Nigeria Confirms 340 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hit 51,304

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Nigeria Confirms 340 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hit 51,304       Nigeria has recorded 340 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 51,304. This is according to a late-night tweet on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency added that the death toll now stands at 996 while 37,885 persons have recovered from the virus. Of the new cases, Kaduna reported the highest among the states with 63, while the FCT ranked second with…

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Breaking: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 50,000

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Breaking: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 50,000 Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 593 new cases of COVID-19, bringing its total infection in the country to 50,488. This was revealed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet. So far, 37,304 patients have recovered from the virus while 985 deaths have been recorded in the country. See the breakdown according to states below: 593 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Plateau-186Lagos-172FCT-62Oyo-27Delta-25Rivers-20Ondo-19Edo-18Kaduna-17Enugu-12Akwa Ibom-10Ogun-7Abia-6Gombe-6Kano-3Osun-3 50,488 confirmed37,304 discharged985 deaths pic.twitter.com/GNVBb96U0E — NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 19, 2020

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COVID-19: Eight OOUTH Laboratory Workers Test Positive

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COVID-19: Eight OOUTH Laboratory Workers Test Positive       The management of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) has confirmed that eight of its laboratory workers have tested positive for COVID-19. Chief Medical Director of the teaching hospital, Dr Peter Adefuye, who confirmed this, denied reports that 20 workers had tested positive for the virus. Dr Adefuye blamed initial reports on people bent on denting the image of the present administration in Ogun State and the efforts of the hospital to manage the pandemic. More than eight of the…

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