COVID-19: 476 new cases confirmed, total number of confirmed cases 50964. Ncdc

UPDATE ON COVID-19

Ncdc announces 476 new cases of COVID-19. Lagos-235 FCT-44 Kaduna-41 Borno-33 Plateau-28 Abia-13 Edo-13 Rivers-12 Imo-11 Oyo-10 Kano-9 Kwara-7 Enugu-5 Katsina-5 Gombe-4 Ogun-4 Nasarawa-1 Zamfara-1 50,964 confirmed 37,569 discharged 992 deaths

As at 20th August 2020 there are 50,964 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 37,569 have been discharged with 992 deaths.

Here is a list of affected states. ?

Currently;

Lagos- 17327

FCT- 4881

Oyo- 3017

Edo- 2488

Plateau- 2071

Rivers- 2039

Kaduna- 1923

Kano- 1692

Delta- 1671

Ogun- 1591

Ondo- 1482

Enugu- 1030

Ebonyi- 943

Kwara- 920

Osun- 757

Katsina- 751

Borno- 739

Abia- 726

Gombe- 688

Bauchi- 607

Imo- 517

Benue- 430

Nasarawa- 387

Bayelsa- 352

Jigawa- 322

AkwaIbom- 260

Niger- 232

Ekiti- 206

Adamawa- 185

Anambra- 181

Sokoto- 154

Kebbi- 90

Taraba- 78

Zamfara- 77

Cross River- 77

Yobe- 67

Kogi- 5

Total of 50,964 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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