COVID-19 Cases Exceed 2,000 In Abuja

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update shows the FCT now has 2,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19 just as 626 new cases of the disease were reported in Nigeria.

The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mohammed Bello / Photo credit: guardian.ng
The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mohammed Bello / Photo credit: guardian.ng

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is now the second “state” after Lagos to record more than 2,000 cases of COVID-19.

It reached the new milestone on Thursday after reporting 85 new cases of the coronavirus.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update now shows the FCT now has 2,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19 just as 626 new cases of the disease were reported in Nigeria.

Lagos State which reported 193 new cases is far ahead of all other states in terms of confirmed cases of COVID-19.

It presently has 10,823 cases.

27,110 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed across the country since the pandemic first emerged in Nigeria on February 27, 2020.

10,801 patients have been discharged and 616 deaths recorded, 13 more than were reported on Wednesday.

Oyo State recorded the third highest number of new cases with 41, followed by Edo with 38 cases. Kwara reported 34.
In Abia, 31 new cases were reported,

There 29 in Ogun, 28 in Ondo, 26 in Rivers, 21 in Osun, 18 each in Akwa Ibom and Delta and 15 in Enugu.

Kaduna reported 13 new cases while Plateau had 11. Borno had eight new cases, Bauchi had seven, Adamawa had five, Gombe had four and Sokoto reported a single case.

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