COVID-19: Toll rise to 24k as Nigeria recorded 779 New Cases

COVID-19 toll rise to 24k as Nigeria recorded 779 cases of the virus.

The number of confirmed positive cases of the COVID-19, coronavirus disease in Nigeria keeps increasing at an alarming speed.

This seems to have shattered the hopes of seeing the end of the pandemic by many Nigerians as the total positive cases of the virus now scale up to 24 thousand.

In the same vain, the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, NCDC has confirmed the discovery of 779 new cases of the viral disease in the country.

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According to NCDC when giving her daily update oof the cases in Nigeria on Saturday, the highest percentage of the total 779 was discovered in Lagos, having 285 new cases.

Some other 21 states has together shared the remaining 400+ cases of the virus.

Of the 21 states, Rivers State recorded 68 new cases of the virus in the state and the Federal Capital, Abuja as well as Edo has 60 each of the virus.

Similarly, Enugu, Delta, Ebonyi and Oyo states has 56, 47, 42, and 41 new cases of coronavirus disease in each of the state’s respectively.

Also, Kaduna, Ogun, Ondo, Imo and Sokoto states each recorded 19, 18, 16, 12, and 11 news cases respectively on Saturday.

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Meanwhile, Borno state also recorded 9 new cases and Nasarawa state recorded 8 new cases as well.

Abia, Gombe and Kebbi state each recorded 5 new cases each and Kano recorded 4 according to NCDC.

And in Tone and Ekiti states, NCDC recorded 3 each, while only 2 were recorded in Osun state.

Now, the total confirmed cases of the virus in Nigeria is 24, 077 (twenty-four thousand, and seventy seven) positive cases in the country.

With the country having recorded 558 deaths and 8,625 recoveries, COVID-19 in Nigeria seems not to have reached its peak as confirmed cases keeps soaring high in the country daily.

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