COVID-19: Nigeria Records Low New Daily Cases With 252 InfectionsAfrican News, Featured, Latest News, News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 252 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The figure is one of the lowest numbers recorded in months.
The NCDC, announced the new figure on its official twitter handle on Tuesday.
The public health agency said that the 252 put the country’s total number of infections at 52,800, with 1,007 dead and more than 39,000 persons discharged.
The NCDC said that Plateau topped the list of states with new cases with 50, while Enugu has 35.
Others are Rivers 27, Lagos 26, FCT 18, Kaduna 18, Ekiti 10, Kano 10, Taraba 9, Anambra 8, Edo 8, Oyo 8, Delta 7, Ogun 6, Abia 5, Bayelsa 5, Ebonyi 1 and Osun 1.
It noted that so far, the agency had tested 383,130 samples, noting that 707 persons had recovered from COVID-19 as at Tuesday and had been discharged from across the country’s isolation centers in the last 24 hours in the country.
“Our discharges today (Tuesday) include 528 community recoveries over the last four weeks reported from Ondo State in line with new case management guidelines,” it said.
The health agency noted that the country regrettably recorded three new COVID-19 deaths in the country.
“Take Responsibility; wash your hands frequently with soap under running water for 20 seconds.
“Remember to teach your loved ones and those around you the importance of proper hand hygiene,” it advised.
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