162 New Coronavirus Cases Recorded in Nigeria

Despite the recent reduction in coronavirus cases in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Health is still pleading with Nigerians to take responsibility and adhere strictly to all preventive measures of Covid-19.

On its verified twitter handle, the FMOH reminds members of the public that coronavirus spreads through contact with contaminated objects and surfaces. The Ministry also warned against the use of shared items in places of worship.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria recorded 162 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, this brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 54,905 with 42,922 discharged persons and 1,054 deaths.

The breakdown of the New cases reported on Saturday is:

Lagos – 53

Gombe – 21

Oyo – 19

Delta – 12

Ondo – 11

Plateau – 10

Ebonyi – 9

FCT – 6

Kwara – 6

Kaduna – 5

Rivers – 3

Ogun – 2

Anambra – 2

Imo – 2

Ekiti – 1

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9ja today news will also like to remind Nigerians that the relaxation of the lockdown does not mean the coronavirus has been totally defeated. Ensure regular use of face mask, regular hand wash, use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer, and keep a social distance.


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