Kwara State has recorded nine new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Mr. Rafiu Ajakaye, the spokesman of the State Technical Committee on COVID-19, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Ilorin.
Ajakaye, also the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said that this was the situation as at 9.30p.m on Monday.
With this development, the state now has a total of 954 confirmed cases of the virus.
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According to Ajakaye, out of the 987 confirmed cases, 799 patients have been discharged, leaving 163 active cases in the state.
Ajakaye said that 5,248 tests were conducted, while 4, 261 tested negative with 25 deaths recorded so far in the state, while the state has no pending test.
The virus has spread to 12 local government areas of the state.
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The local governments were Ilorin West, Ilorin South, Ilorin East, Moro, Offa, Oyun, Irepodun, Asa, Oke Ero, Edu, Ifelodun and Ekiti.
Isin, Patigi, Kaiama and Kosubosu Local Government Areas have not recorded any case of the dreaded disease.