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Covid-19 Update: Nigeria Cases Hits 8,733 As NCDC Reports 389 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 389 new cases of the Coronavirus across various states of the country bringing the total cases to 8,733.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via its official Twitter handle on Wednesday night that 256 cases were recorded in Lagos State, 23 in Katsina State. 22 in Edo State, 14 in Rivers State, 13 in Kano State, 11 in Adamawa and Akwa Ibom State, seven in Kaduna State and six in Kwara and Nasarawa State.

The tweet further revealed that two cases each were discovered in Gombe, Plateau, Abia, Delta, Benue, Niger, Kogi, and Oyo States, with one case each in Imo, Borno, Ogun and Anambra State.

Nigeria has discharged 2501 patients and has recorded 245 deaths so far.

Covid-19 Update: NCDC Confirms New 5 Deaths, 313 Cases

Nigeria on Sunday confirmed 313 new cases of COVID-19; taking the country’s total to 7,839.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, also noted that five deaths were recorded on Sunday.

148 new cases were recorded in Lagos; 36 in FCT (Abuja); 27 in Rivers; 19 in Edo; 13 in Kano; 12 in Ogun and 11 in Ebonyi.

Eight cases each were confirmed in Nasarawa and Delta; 7 in Oyo; 6 in Plateau, 5 in Kaduna, 4 in Kwara; 3 each in Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa; 2 in Niger and one in Anambra.

“Till date, 7839 cases have been confirmed, 2263 cases have been discharged and 226 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” the NCDC posted on Sunday night.

Covid-19 Update: Total Jump 7,526 As NCDC Reports More 265 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest report on the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria has confirmed 7,526 cases as at May 23rd.

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa has conducted about 43,000 tests for the virus. Of the total confirmed cases,

NCDC noted 2,174 patients were lucky to recover from the infection and unfortunately, 221 people lost their lives to the virus.

Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease in Nigeria recorded 133 new cases while Oyo recorded 32.

Other states with new cases along with Lagos and Oyo, that totalled 265 (total newly confirmed cases) include: 28-Edo; 23-Ogun; 22-FCT; 6-Plateau; 5-Kaduna; 3-Borno; 3-Niger; 2-Kwara; 2-Bauchi; 2-Anambra; 2-Enugu.

Covid-19 Update: 245 New Cases Recorded, Total Now 7,261

Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of coronavirus , bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7 , 261.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Friday.
It added that 10 more patients died of coronavirus – related complications in the country.

NCDC said , “ On the 22 nd of May 2020 , 245 new confirmed cases and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria .

“ No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours .

“ Till date , 7 , 261 cases have been confirmed , 2 , 007 cases have been discharged and 221 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“ The 245 new cases are reported from 22 states – Lagos ( 131 ), Jigawa (16 ) , Ogun ( 13 ) , Borno ( 12 ) , Kaduna (9 ) , Oyo ( 9 ), Rivers (9 ) , Ebonyi (9 ) , Kano ( 8 ), Kwara ( 7 ), Katsina (5 ) , Akwa Ibom ( 3 ), Sokoto ( 3 ), Bauchi ( 2 ), Yobe (2 ) , Anambra (1 ) , Gombe ( 1 ) , Niger (1 ) , Ondo ( 1 ), Plateau ( 1 ), FCT(1 ) , Bayelsa( 1 ). ”

WHO, Madagascar President Meet Over Covid-19 Herb

Madagasca President , Andry Rajoelina has held a virtual meeting with the Director -General of the World Health Organisation , Tedros Ghebreyesus , over COVID Organics.

Rojaelina who made this known via
Twitter , said the United Nations specialised agency on global health expressed its support for the clinical observation of the ‘ tonic ’ touted as cure for coronavirus .

He said , “ Successful exchange with Tedros Ghebreyesus who commends Madagascar ’ s efforts in the fight against COVID- 19 and congratulates us for the discovery of COVID Organics .

“ WHO will sign a confidentiality clause on its formulation and will support the clinical observations process in Africa . ”

The Malagasy President said the meeting followed the invitation by WHO to register the drug for clinical trials, adding that his country would prove the effectiveness of the COVID Organics.

See tweet by Rajoelina;
Successful exchange with
@ DrTedros who commends
# Madagascar ’ s efforts in the fight against # Covid 19 and congratulates us for the discovery of # CovidOrganics.
@ WHO will sign a confidentiality clause on its formulation and will support the clinical observations process in # Africa .
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— Andry Rajoelina (@SE _ Rajoelina) May 20 , 2020

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