Sep 19, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Nigeria records 559 new COVID-19 cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said so, suggesting a decrease from the 597 cases reported Tuesday.

The center said the new cases were from 14 states and the federal capital territory ( FCT).

The NCDC said Lagos reported 232 cases while Rivers reported 83.

It said Enugu-66, Oyo-28, Kaduna-25, FCT-24 , Delta-22, Akwa Ibom-19, Kwara-18, Ekiti-13, Bayelsa-nine, Cross River-nine, Ogun-six, Kano-three, and Gombe-two.

The center also recorded five deaths.

The NCDC said 220 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been released from various isolation centers across the Federation.

It added that the country had 185,379 in the 36 states and the FCT have successfully treated. since the pandemic broke out in 2020.

The NCDC added that over 2.8 million people of the country’s approximately 200 million residents have been tested for COVID-19.

The Agency said that a multisectoral national emergency response center located in Lev. activated, el II had continued to coordinate national response activities.

It added that the number of active cases in the country stood at 9,089 as of September 8th.

Meanwhile said the agency that the best we can do for our economy – for business owners, for workers, for everyone – is to end the fight against COVID-19.

“The best way to do this do is that every single eligible Nigerian gets vaccinated.