Ondo records 83 new cases of COVID-19

Ondo state has  recorded 83 confirmed cases in two days.

Figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, showed that 709 new cases were reported yesterday with 12 deaths.

Adamawa State topped the chat with 180 new cases, representing a spike in the state. Adamawa did not report any case the previous day.

Lagos came second with 141 fresh cases, up from the 131 cases it recorded on Wednesday, while Ondo raked in 60 cases, up from the 23 cases it posted the previous day.

This takes the total confirmed COVID-19 infections in Nigeria to 157,671, with 136,335 survivors discharged and 1,951 deaths reported so far.

According to NCDC, “Till date, 157,671 cases have been confirmed, 136,335 cases have been discharged and 1,951 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory..

“The 709 new cases are reported from 21 states- Adamawa (180), Lagos (141), Ondo (60), Anambra (54), Rivers (41), Taraba (33), Edo (30), Abia (22), Kaduna (22), FCT (21), Akwa Ibom (20), Kano (20), Plateau (11), Ekiti (10), Kebbi (10), Nasarawa (10), Bayelsa (7), Ogun (5), Osun (5), Oyo (5), and Gombe (1).

“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”