Rivers State which reported 30 cases on coronavirus infections on the 15th of July 2020, recorded a high figures in the latest update on COVID-19 in the country Nigeria last night.
COVID-19 is really obstructing the world in a lot of ways, despite all the strategic measures gathered to limit or curtail further spread of coronavirus infection in the state and country yet it is seen not to be effective.
This is as a result of constant increase in confirmed cases each day. Again, people still believe that there's no pandemic virus in the State and so refuse to adhere to safety protocols specified.
Meanwhile, the Treasure base of the nation ( Rivers State) is complaining about how their treatment and isolation centres have been overwhelmed by the global pandemic disease ravaging the state and Nigeria.
According to the latest report announced by the leading health agency for infections in Nigeria; the Nigeria Centre for disease control (NCDC), Rivers State recorded 53 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the highest recorded figures since the month of July.
This was publicized by NCDC through their twitter handle late Thursday night. The newly recorded figures add to the previous recorded figures thereby increasing the total number of confirmed cases in Rivers State.
[ Previous + New ] cases = Total cases.
[ 1,427 + 53 ] cases = 1,480 cases.
Thus, Rivers State now records a total of 1,480 confirmed cases of coronavirus infections,
964 cases have recovered and are already discharged, 469 cases are currently active struggle to overcome the virus, while 47 cases have been reported dead due to complications caused as a result of the viral pandemic disease.
Summary of Rivers State COVID-19 cases;
[ Active + Discharged + Death ]Cases = Total.
[ 469 + 964 + 47 ]Cases = 1,480 Total cases.
The state sits 5th on the Country's COVID-19 table as the second epicentre of COVID-19 pandemic in the South-south region of Nigeria behind Edo State, which is the epicentre of the disease in South -south region
Meanwhile, Nigeria reported 9 fatalities and a total of 595 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 24 states on Thursday 16 July, 2020.
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