94 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

94 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

- NCDC has released new infection of coronavirus in the country as Lagos picked 50 cases

- Abuja and Kwara came second and third with 24 and 9 cases respectively

- A total number of 4 deaths were also recorded in the country

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More Nigerians have contracted the novel coronavirus disease according to a release by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday, November 9.

According to the health agency on its official Twitter page, 94 more Nigerians have contracted the disease.

In the report, NCDC said a total number of four deaths were also recorded in the country.

The 94 new cases are reported from seven states - Lagos (50), FCT (24), Kwara (9), Edo (4), Kaduna (3), Ondo (2) and Plateau (2).

Going further, it reported that 64,184 cases have been recorded in the 36 states and the FCT so far.

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94 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
NCDC has reported 94 new infections of coronavirus in the country. Credit: Premium Times
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NCDC wrote:

"Till date, 64,184 cases have been confirmed, 60069 cases have been discharged and 1158 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory."

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In another report, the NCDC on Sunday, November 8, noted that the country recorded 300 new cases of coronavirus.

The figures were spread across five states and the country’s capital. Out of them all, Lagos led with 255 cases while Abuja came second with 27.

Oyo, Kaduna, Ondo, and Kano have ten, five, two and one respectively putting the overall detected cases at 64,090.

Meanwhile, NCDC said that Nigeria may experience a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, NCDC director-general, gave the warning on Monday, November 9, at a media briefing with reporters organised by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

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The DG said in order for Nigeria to avoid the second wave of the virus, Nigerians must abide by the protocols and guidelines developed.

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