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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Active Cases Has Surpassed 9,000 - NAN


According to Guardian News, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has raised alarm over the increased case of coronavirus in the country. They stated that the country’s new active case has surpassed over 9,000 

Also, The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), says the number of active COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased to 9,066 with 565 additional cases confirmed. This was made known by their verified website page this morning.

The Nigeria Centre For Disease stated that about 76 people had recovered and were discharged from various isolation centers in the country as of Friday.

However, according to statistics on the latest NCDC data, Lagos has the highest number of infections with about 348 cases. Rivers 70, while Akwa Ibom comes next with 45 infections.


Others are, Oyo 36, FCT 24 Ekiti 15, Kwara 7, Ogun 7, Gombe 3, Anambra, and Kaduna reported 2 cases each, while Bayelsa, Cross River, Edo, Plateau, Kano, and Sokoto registered one case respectively.

They also added that Nasarawa, Ondo, and Osun reported zero cases as of Friday making the country confirmed case to hit 177,142. Furthermore about 2,178 have lost their lives across the 36 states and the FCT.

Finally, the NCDC alleged that the country's COVID-19 average test positivity rate was is about 6 percent.

Source: Guardian Newspaper

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