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COVID-19: Kano State Has The Best Recovery Rate In Nigeria

Kano has boasted the highest recovery rate among the most affected states in Nigeria, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Sunday June 5th, 2020, Kano had 1,264 cases of the virus out of which 1,024 have been treated and discharged, meaning the state has a recovery rate of 63 percent, the highest so far in the country.…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Almost 30,000 With 575 New Cases

On Monday, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll exceeded the 29, 000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 575 new cases of the novel virus. This is according to the latest data released by the health agency, NCDC explained that the new cases were reported in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, taking Nigeria’s total…

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#ICYMI: Nigeria Records 544 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Exceed 28,000

On Sunday July 6, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) continued its daily report of COVID-19 cases with the record of 544 fresh infections. In a tweet shared by the health agency, the latest figure brings the country’s total confirmed cases to 28,711. NCDC said the new COVID-19 cases were reported in 18 states in the country and the Federal…

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COVID-19: NCDC Says Youths Are Driving Spread Of Pandemic In Nigeria

The continued spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country have been blamed on youths by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to The PUNCH, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the NCDC Director-General stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19  on Thursday, July 2, in Abuja. He reportedly said youths between the ages of…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 626 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Exceed 27,000

On Thursday, Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 27, 000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 626 new infections. The health agency disclosed the latest development in a tweet giving a breakdown of the new cases.They also noted that the cases were recorded in 20 states, bringing the total infections to 27,110. Lagos had…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Reports Daily Case Record Of 790 As COVID-19 Toll Exceed 26,000

Nigeria has reported 790 new COVID-19 cases, making it the highest single day record of the deadly virus since it was first discovered in February. This was disclosed on Wednesday in a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)where they noted that total infections has increased to 26,484 and death toll to 603. Also the new cases…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Now 25,694 As NCDC Records 17 New Deaths

On Tuesday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 561 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 25, 694. This was confirmed on the health agency’s official Twitter page where they noted that the new cases were recorded across 18 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Giving…

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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has contracted the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Akeredolu disclosed this on his verified Facebook and Twitter accounts on Tuesday. The governor said he was already in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for someone that is not showing symptoms.…

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COVID-19: Oyo Discharges 180 Recovered Patients, Records New Death

180 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Oyo isolation centres after they returned negative for the virus, according to the State Government . Governor Seyi Makinde announced this in a tweet on Monday. According to him, the number of COVID-19 cases successfully managed and discharged in Oyo State has risen to 688. He, however said the state recorded…

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Nigeria’s Records 556 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Top 25,000

Nigeria’s coronavirus toll crossed the 25,000 mark on Monday following the report from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of 566 new infections. The health agency confirmed the new figures in a late-night post via its verified Twitter handle stating that the new cases were recorded across 19 states of the federation and the Federal Capital…

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