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Plateau State Leads In The New Covid 19 Case As FCT Drops

Plateau Leads FCT and Lagos in Covid 19
Plateau State leads as FCT and Lagos drops in the number of cases
The newly released figures of COVID 19 showing States and the number of affected cases has been made available by the relevant agency.


This was made public through their twitter handle on Friday 7th August 2020 at 11:30pm. NCDC in a report showed that about 443 new cases of the virus were recorded today.

Plateau State leads as it recorded 103 cases above Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory which were earlier taking the lead. While Lagos has 70, FCT follows suite with 60 thereby making a shaft drop in figures.

Ondo on the fourth list rounded about 35 cases as Edo State makes the fifth list with Rivers State, each sharing a total of 27. Kaduna has 20 while Osun got 19.

Borno also shares the same figure with Oyo with 18 cases each. The Other States on the list are Kwara (11), Adamawa (9), Nasarawa (7), Gombe (6), Bayelsa and Imo (4), while Bauchi and Ogun States records (2) followed by Kano (1).

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control was under heavy criticism on Tuesday 4th August as it announced the discharge of about 11,114 cases on the go. The report generated lots of reactions on social media, in Nigeria, and across. Many were of the opinion that the agency has lost its bearing and purpose on which it was created while others claimed the agency is giving a misleading figure to the members of the public.


Nigeria now records 45,687 confirmed cases in total, having 32,637 discharged with 936 deaths. The agency says it boasts of more than 50 Molecular Laboratory Network, government, and private inclusive.

In a similar vein, the Presidency on Thursday approved the extension of phase 2 of the COVID 19 till the next four weeks. This came after the Presidential Taskforce meeting held in Abuja with Boss Mustapha as its Chairman.

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