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Plateau State has recorded its index case of coronavirus (COVID-19), about two months after the primary an infection of the illness was reported within the nation.
The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) confirmed the primary case of the illness within the state on Thursday.
In a late-night tweet, the well being company famous that the an infection in Plateau was among the many 108 new COVID-19 circumstances reported throughout the nation.
As at 11:30 pm 23rd April, circumstances by state:
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 23, 2020
This brings to 981 the entire variety of confirmed circumstances of coronavirus in Nigeria because the NCDC has examined no fewer than 7,153 samples.
Seventy-eight of the brand new circumstances have been recorded in Lagos, 14 within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), 5 in Ogun, 4 in Gombe, three in Borno, two in Akwa Ibom and one in Kwara State.
In response to the NCDC, the brand new an infection reported in Plateau now brings to 26, the entire variety of states which have recorded at the least a case of COVID-19 – excluding the FCT.
Nigeria additionally recorded three new fatalities on Thursday, elevating the nation’s complete demise toll from 28 reported on Wednesday to 31.
Nevertheless, no new affected person was discharged from the therapy services throughout the nation because the variety of those that have recovered remained 197.
See the case abstract of COVID-19 in Nigeria as of April 23 under:
Whole Samples Examined> 7153Whole Confirmed circumstances981Discharged197Demise31States AffectedNo. of Circumstances (Lab Confirmed)No. of Lively CasesNo. DischargedNo of DeathsLagos58246010616Abuja FCT13395353Kano737201Ogun292351Katsina212001Osun202180Oyo171151Edo17872Borno121002Kwara11920Akwa Ibom11731Kaduna9540Gombe9900Bauchi8350Delta6501Ekiti4121Ondo3210Abia2200Enugu2020Rivers3021Niger2200Jigawa2200Benue1100Anambra1100Sokoto1100Adamawa1100Plateau1100Whole98175319731