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Nigeria has recorded an additional 649 new cases of #COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

This was revealed by the Nigeria Center for Disease and Control (NCDC) via its Twitter handle. According to the data released, Lagos has 250 new cases, followed by Oyo with 100, Plateau-40, Delta-40, Abia-28, Kaduna-27, Ogun-22, Edo-20, Akwa Ibom-18, Kwara-17, FCT-17, Enugu-14, Niger-13, Adamawa-13, Bayelsa-7, Osun-6, Bauchi-6, Anambra-4, Gombe-3, Sokoto-2, Imo and Kano states have once case each.

From the  22,020 cases reported so far, 7,613 patients have been discharged while 542 deaths have been recorded.

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 9,323 7,739 1,458 126
FCT 1,622 1,095 497 30
Kano 1,191 366 774 51
Oyo 1,155 854 292 9
Rivers 930 441 454 35
Edo 817 532 253 32
Ogun 721 253 451 17
Kaduna 635 317 308 10
Delta 609 428 159 22
Bauchi 488 108 368 12
Gombe 482 164 302 16
Borno 477 70 376 31
Katsina 434 173 239 22
Jigawa 317 120 191 6
Plateau 293 137 148 8
Abia 280 104 173 3
Ebonyi 264 41 222 1
Imo 247 223 21 3
Kwara 217 83 128 6
Nasarawa 193 73 112 8
Bayelsa 184 131 41 12
Enugu 174 138 31 5
Ondo 162 78 67 17
Sokoto 140 8 118 14
Akwa Ibom 83 38 43 2
Niger 79 39 37 3
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Osun 73 21 47 5
Anambra 70 4 57 9
Kebbi 67 21 40 6
Adamawa 58 16 37 5
Yobe 56 3 45 8
Benue 47 31 15 1
Ekiti 35 5 28 2
Taraba 18 8 10 0
Kogi 3 3 0 0

COVID-19: FEC approves N2.3tn stimulus plan
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the N2.3tn stimulus plan proposed in the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan designed to support the nation’s economy in the face of the disruptions and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The plan, which was designed by a committee led by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo was given the approval at a virtual meeting of the council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Speaking with the State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said the total package presented is in the sum of N2.3tn.

“N500bn of this is a stimulus package that is already provided for in the amended 2020 Appropriation Act. These are funds that we have sourced from special accounts.

“We also have N1.2tn of this fund to be sourced as structured low-cost loans, which are interventions from the Central Bank of Nigeria as well as other development partners and institutions.

“We have N344bn that will be sourced from bilateral and external sources and also additional funds that we can source locally.

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