NCDC has announced 48 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria
- The COVID-19 deaths have now risen to 1,129
- Lagos state tops the list of the cases with 18 while it was followed by the FCT which recorded 13
Nigeria has recorded 223 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic as Lagos and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) had 85 and 35 respectively.
Legit.ng reports that the news was broken on Friday, November 6, by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
The Enugu state recorded 18 cases while it was followed by Plateau state which has 13. Rivers state recorded 10 cases while Abia recorded 7 cases.
Here is the full list as released by the NCDC via its official Twitter account:
The NCDC says that the total numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 63,731.
A total number of 59,844 cases have been discharged while 1,154 deaths have been recorded.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Lago state government announced that six people in a secondary school tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
It was reported that the health commissioner, Akin Abayomi, made this known on Friday, November 6, as the country faces the possibility of the second lockdown amid a surge of new COVID-19 cases.
The commissioner said the first COVID-19 case in the school was detected on Tuesday, November 3.
He added that a member of the school’s staff was confirmed positive, leading to contract tracing as more cases were detected.
In another report, the Chinese government restricted Nigerians from entering its borders following the situation of coronavirus pandemic.
The Asian nation noted that its recent immigration decision will not affect persons who have diplomatic passports, service, courtesy or C visas.
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