COVID-19: Active Cases Rise To 7,085 As NCDC Confirms More Infections

May 11, 2021
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Forty nine more cases of coronavirus has been announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The cases were recorded in Lagos, Enugu, Oyo and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

The development brings the total number of active cases being managed across the country to 7,085.

The public health agency made this known on Monday night via posts on its verified social media handles.

According to NCDC, the country has so far recorded 165,468 cases since the outbreak of the virus in February 2020.

No fewer than 156,318 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while about 2,065 patients have lost their lives due to implications from the dreaded virus.

Meanwhile, the Federal Government on Monday reinstated the previous nationwide COVID-19 curfew as a means of curtailing further spread of the virus.

The National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, made this known during the Presidential briefing in Abuja on Monday.

Mohammed said the curfew would take effect from midnight on Monday, 12am to 4am.

According to him, with effect from Tuesday, night clubs, gyms and others would remain closed till further notice.

Adding that “While official engagements, meetings and conferences should continue to hold virtually”.

He urged Nigerians to continue adhering to outlined protocols which includes the wearing of face mask, maintaining social distancing and regular washing of hands.

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