Latest Update on COVID-19 in Nigeria

COVID-19 Nigeria
Nigeria’s confirmed COID-19 cases has now increased to 31,323.
This is following an additional 575 cases of COVID-19 announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
According to the information released by the Government agency,  Lagos has 224  new cases, followed by Oyo with 85 and FCT with 68. Others include Rivers-49, Kaduna-39, Edo-31, Enugu-30, Delta-11, Niger-10, Katsina-9, Ebonyi-5, Gombe-3, Jigawa-3, Plateau-2, Nassarawa-2, Borno-2, while Kano and Abia have one case each.
From the total 31,323 confirmed cases, 12,795 patients have been discharged. The death toll has risen to 709.
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Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 12,051 10,140 1,764 147
FCT 2,433 1,665 733 35
Oyo 1,689 745 925 19
Edo 1,593 607 929 57
Delta 1,348 863 454 31
Rivers 1,343 450 847 46
Kano 1,303 221 1,030 52
Ogun 1,063 336 705 22
Kaduna 946 312 622 12
Katsina 655 191 441 23
Ondo 606 462 124 20
Borno 586 96 455 35
Gombe 527 119 387 21
Bauchi 519 8 498 13
Ebonyi 508 5 497 6
Plateau 499 241 242 16
Enugu 469 192 263 14
Abia 402 134 265 3
Imo 359 290 61 8
Jigawa 321 2 308 11
Kwara 311 131 168 12
Bayelsa 299 128 153 18
Nasarawa 238 117 113 8
Osun 212 121 84 7
Sokoto 153 2 135 16
Niger 135 20 108 7
Akwa Ibom 134 60 71 3
Benue 121 80 35 6
Adamawa 100 22 71 7
Anambra 93 19 65 9
Kebbi 86 16 63 7
Zamfara 76 0 71 5
Yobe 62 3 51 8
Ekiti 46 4 40 2
Taraba 27 16 11 0
Kogi 5 0 3 2
Cross River 5 1 3 1

COVID-19: Obasanjo enforces protocol, shuts out associates at mother-in-law’s funeral
In line with the COID-19 guideline for a burial ceremony, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday shut the doors of a church in the faces of his associates and aides during the funeral of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Florence Adenekan, who died on April 17, 2020.

The aides and associates had joined him at the church for the burial of the mother of one of his wives, Mrs Bola Obasanjo before the incident occurred. Afterward, late Adenekan, who died two days before her 90th birthday, was laid to rest at Isara in the Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Obasanjo stood for his boss stood in for his wife, who was absent at the ceremony as she was said to be in the United Kingdom and could not make it to the ceremony.

NAFDAC record progress in the fight against coronavirus, approves PAX herbal drug

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has finally approved Pax Herbal remedy for the treatment of symptoms associated with COVID-19.

This was revealed by the Director of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Ewu in Edo State, Rev. Fr. Anslem Adodo via an internal memo that went viral on social media.

According to Adodo, the approval was given after a series of screening, spanning eight weeks.

“It is the first to be so approved and presently the only one. The drug is specifically for treating the symptoms associated with the coronavirus.”

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