COVID-19: 373 new cases confirmed, total number of confirmed cases 48,116

UPDATE ON COVID-19

Ncdc announces 373 new cases of COVID-19. Lagos-69 Osun-41 Kaduna-40 Oyo-40 FCT-35 Plateau-22 Rivers-19 Kano-17 Ondo-17 Ogun-15 Abia-14 Gombe-12 Imo-9 Enugu-7 Kwara-6 Delta-5 Niger-2 Borno-1 Bauchi-1 Nasarawa-1

As at 13th August 2020 there are 48,116 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 34,309 have been discharged with 966 deaths.

Here is a list of affected states. ?

Currently;

Lagos- 16256

FCT- 4632

Oyo- 2935

Edo- 2399

Rivers- 1991

Kaduna- 1706

Plateau- 1665

Kano- 1661

Delta- 1626

Ogun- 1521

Ondo- 1373

Enugu- 976

Ebonyi- 908

Kwara- 888

Katsina- 746

Osun- 719

Borno- 698

Abia- 677

Gombe- 647

Bauchi- 580

Imo- 494

Benue- 430

Nasarawa- 372

Bayelsa- 346

Jigawa- 322

AkwaIbom- 241

Niger- 228

Ekiti- 194

Adamawa- 185

Anambra- 156

Sokoto- 154

Kebbi- 90

Taraba- 78

Zamfara- 77

Cross River- 73

Yobe- 67

Kogi- 5

Total of 48,116 cases We all need to work together to end the spread of COVID-19.

TO PROTECT YOURSELF: ? _________________________ – Put on facemasks when ever you are going out.

– Maintain at least 6 feets physical distance between you and the next person.

– Don’t touch surfaces

– Always wash you hands with soap under running water or with alcohol based hand sanitizer when water and soap isn’t available.

– If you must enter a public transport or a bike, ensure they are using facemasks and always have your facemasks on.

– Call your hospital if you notice any of the COVID-19 related symptoms.

– Avoid crowded places.

– Work from home as much as possible, if you can.

– ?Stay at home if you feel unwell – even with a slight fever and cough..

– ? Cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze, and properly dispose the tissue in a covered bin.

Thanks Dr Kelechi Williams Igbokwe.

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