Nigeria records 288 fresh cases of COVID-19 Under 24 hours total Case rises to 5,445

Nigeria records 288 fresh cases of COVID-19

Nigeria records 288 fresh cases of COVID-19 COVID-19 under 24 hours bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 5,445.

Announcing the new development on Friday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded the new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC also said that four new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 171.

288 new cases of #COVID19; 179-Lagos 20-Kaduna 15-Katsina 15-Jigawa 13-Borno 11-Ogun 8-Kano 7-FCT 4-Niger 4-Ekiti 3-Oyo 3-Delta 3-Bauchi 2-Kwara 1-Edo.

“5,445 cases of COVID19 in Nigeria

Discharged: 1320

“Deaths: 171”

The centre has also urged Nigerians to remember that there is no specific cure for COVID-19 as Clinical trials are ongoing to assess the safety and the efficacy of drug & vaccine candidates for public use.

Africa: 75 685 cases; the five reporting most cases are South Africa (12 739), Egypt (10 829), Morocco (6 607), Algeria (6 442) and Ghana (5 530).

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com

 

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