Here is a daily update to encourage the General Public to Take Responsibility and Stay Safe during this COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is real. Stay safe, stay home and save Nigeria.
The global community is racing to slow down and eventually halt the spread of COVID-19, a pandemic that has claimed thousands of lives and sickened tens of thousands of others. In Nigeria, the virus has spread to more states within weeks. Government and health authorities across the country are striving to limit widespread infections.
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The Federal Government through the FMoH and NCDC, and State Governors have shown strong policy level commitment to slow down COVID-19 progress as well as control it.
Below are the highlights and case summary in Nigeria.
- On the 17th of August 2020, 417 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
- Till date, 49485 cases have been confirmed, 36834 cases have been discharged and 977 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
- The 417 new cases are reported from 17 states- Lagos(207), Kaduna(44), Ondo(38), Abia(28), Anambra(21), Plateau(20), Bauchi(13), Oyo(9), Ebonyi(9), Delta(7), Edo(7), Enugu(6), Niger(3), Gombe(2), Ogun(1), FCT(1) and Kano(1)
- A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities
COVID-19 Case Summary in Nigeria
|Total Samples Tested||352625|
|Total Confirmed cases|
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
For more update, visit the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) website – https://ncdc.gov.ng/
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