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New Cases Of Corona Released As FCT Records High


New Cases Of Corona Released, Lagos behind FCT
The new cases currently recorded by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control shows that the Federal Capital Territory is topping the list among other States.

Abinitio, Lagos State was leading in the race followed by Kaduna and other States in that manner. The newly released list by the agency shows that 462 cases were reported .


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With this figure, Nigeria now has about 43,151 confirmed cases of the virus, having discharged 19,565 of them and a total sum of 879 deaths as recorded by NCDC.

States involved in the statistics include FCT (93), Lagos (78), Plateau (64), Kaduna (54), Oyo (47), Ondo (32), Adamawa ( 23), Bauchi (19), Rivers (9), Ogun (9), Delta (9), Edo (7), Kano (6), Enugu (6), Nasarawa (5), Osun (1).

The pandemic which according to the World Health Organization has no cure, but only requires unity among member States to find a lasting solution to the menace.

However, the Federal Government through NCDC has continued to maximize its efforts in ensuring safety and readiness to combat the disease by the establishment of various Molecular Laboratory Network.

In addition to that, several stringent mechanisms have been introduced such as the compulsory wearing of face masks - which attracts fine and eventually leads to court action in some States if you are caught defaulting.

The government might also reconsider its position on lockdown if the figure keeps soaring as it is the only avenue to curtail the outburst. Schools are indefinitely shut down except for those at the exit class whom the Federal Government has to accepted conduct examination for.

Meanwhile, earlier on, as announced by the NCDC, revealed that palliatives in the form of medical equipment were presented by the UN and EU Nigerian representatives as a means of their contribution towards containing COVID 19.

In a statement by the agency through its tweeter handle, the agency expressed its gratitude to the members of each of the Commission, for their continued effort in ensuring that the Country and the World at large recovers from the shock created by the pandemic.



So far, about 61 Molecular Laboratory network has been set up to facilitate the Covid19 test. With the newly added two labs which include; Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Gombe State Specialist Hospital, and the United Nations IOM Lab, FCT incorporated into the existing system to enhance support.

Click here in case you are interested in viewing the break down of cases by different States.

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