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Just In: NCDC Confirms 91 New Coronavirus Cases


Just In: NCDC Confirms 91 New Coronavirus Cases

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has on Monday morning reported 91 new Coronavirus cases.

The centre made this known on its official Twitter page stating that 43 of the new cases were reported in Lagos, 8-Sokoto, 6-Taraba, 5-Kaduna, 5-Gombe, 3-Ondo, 3-FCT, 3-Edo, 3-Oyo, 3-Rivers, 3-Bauchi, 2-Osun and one each in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Ebonyi and Kebbi. 

In a follow up tweet, the centre stated that one case previously reported in Lagos is now an Ondo state case.

It added that Lagos state remains the epicentre for the outbreak in Nigeria with a total of 731 cases.

As of Friday night, Nigeria recorded 1182 Coronavirus cases, 222 discharged patients and 35 deaths across the country.

However, with the new cases, there are now 1273 Coronavirus cases, 239 discharged and 40 deaths.

In other news, two patients in Borno State have gone missing after testing positive to Coronavirus.

The patients are identified as Abbas Kaka Hassan, a 24-year-old male, and Hauwa Mohammed, 42-year-old female.

Dr Salisu Kwayabura, Commissioner for Health in the state, made this known on Sunday.

The commissioner noted that a diligent surveillance and investigation team was working very hard to track the patients.

Meanwhile, Osun State has recorded its first Coronavirus deaths since its index case was reported on March 24th.

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday announced that two Coronavirus patients have died.

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