NCDC announces 111 new Covid-19 cases, total now 60,103

NCDC announces 111 new Covid-19 cases, total now 60,103

- Nigeria's Covid-19 cases are have passed 60,000 cases as the NCDC announced 111 new infections on Saturday, October 10

- Plateau state leads the chart with 32 cases while Lagos and the FCT follow with 23 and 15 cases respectively

- So far, Nigeria has recorded 60,103 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 51,711 recoveries and 1,115 deaths deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 11 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 60,103.

The new cases which were announced by the disease control agency on Saturday night, October 10, were recorded in 11 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Legit.ng notes that Plateau state leads with 32 cases while Lagos and the FCT follow with 23 and 15 cases respectively.

NCDC announces 118 new COVID-19 cases (see list of 14 states affected)
NCDC announces 111 new Covid-19 cases, total now 60,103

NCDC announces 111 new Covid-19 cases, total now 60,103. Photo source: NCDC
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So far, Nigeria has recorded 60,103 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 51,711 recoveries and 1,115 deaths, according to the NCDC data.

See the state by state breakdown of the new cases below:

Plateau - 32

Lagos - 23

FCT - 15

Osun - 11

Ogun - 9

Oyo - 6

Imo - 4

Bauchi - 3

Kaduna - 3

Yobe - 3

Rivers - 2

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Meanwhile, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians against complacency even though the country has been reporting fewer cases of the virus in recent months.

The chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, issued the warning during a briefing of the task force on Thursday, October 8 in Abuja.

He said:

“Although Nigeria is no longer in the top five countries by cumulative deaths in Africa, the PTF continues to urge Nigerians to change their attitude of scepticism and nonchalance to the virus."
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In another report, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCT) has said there would be no third term as students resume for the 2020/21 academic session.

Fatima Abdulrahman, the chairperson of the FCT schools resumption committee made the disclosure in Abuja on Thursday, October 8.

The official stated that schools must adhere to the COVID-19 protocols. She pointed out that the maximum class size should be 25 students per class.

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