COVID-19 Updates: Confirmed Cases Soon to Reach 50,000 in Nigeria.

COVID-19 Updates: Confirmed Cases Soon to Reach 50,000 in Nigeria.

The NCDC has confirmed that 10 persons have died of Covid-19 and confirmed 373 new Covid-19 cases in Nigeria via its official handler on the 13th of August, 2020.

To date, the total number of cases confirmed in the 36 states of the Federal is 48116 of which 34309 have been discharged and 966 deaths have been recorded.

Here is the list of 20 states where the new cases of Covid-19 have been discovered as at 13th August 2020 with Lagos having the highest cases while Nasarawa, Bauchi, and Borno with the least case.

Lagos 69
Osun 41
Oyo 40
Kaduna 40
FCT 35
Plateau 22
Rivers 19
Ondo 17
Kano 17
Ogun 15
Abia 14
Gombe 12
Imo 9
Enugu 7
Kwara 6
Delta 5
Niger 2
Bauchi 1
Nasarawa 1
Borno 1

The National Response Activities are coordinated from a Multi-sectional National Emergency Operations Center, (EOC), activated at Level 3.

It can be recalled that President Buhari approved N8.49 Billion Naira for Covid-19 testing at the Federal Executive Council meeting held at the Executive Chambers on Wednesday for the procurement and purchase of necessary pieces of equipment for the testing of coronavirus aimed at controlling and containing community spread of the global pandemic in the country of which 580 local government area out of the 774 Local Governments Areas of the federation have been dominated by the virus.

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