The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday, announced that the country has recorded 162 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 62,853.
The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle.
“On the 31st of October 2020, 162 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.
“Till date, 62853 cases have been confirmed, 58675 cases have been discharged and 1144 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
“The 162 new cases are reported from 14 states- Gombe (54), FCT (35), Lagos (26), Ogun (12), Plateau (10), Rivers (10), Kaduna (4), Ekiti (3), Edo (2), Osun (2), Bayelsa (1), Imo (1), Ondo (1), Oyo (1),” the NCDC said.
See the breakdown of cases by state below;
Confirmed Cases by State
|States Affected||No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)||No. of Cases (on admission)||No. Discharged||No. of Deaths|
162 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,144 deaths pic.twitter.com/HJHlvx2Cor
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 31, 2020
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Last week, Nigeria recorded 623 new COVID-19 infections which is the lowest the country has recorded in six months, Tribune Online analysis shows.
The 623 new cases reported between October 18 and 24 is a reduction from the 1,143 recorded the previous week.
Kidnappers, on Sunday night, abducted the chairman of Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Jacob Olayiwola Adeleke.
Hoodlums in their numbers have invaded the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Kubwa Abuja looting properties belonging to the camp.
As the 72- hour amnesty given by the Osun State government to looters in the state to return all looted properties in their custody expires today, the state government has expressed its intention to commence a house-to-house search on Thursday to fish out the deviants among them.
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