Coronavirus NEWS: 387 New Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria


The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, (NCDC) announced via its tweeter handle that their are 387 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus in Nigeria as at May 29th 2020.

In total, Nigeria has 9,302 confirmed cases of the deadly Coronavirus with 2,697 discharged patients after they all tested negative twice and 261 deaths were recorded Healthforbes Media reporting.

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, (NCDC)’s team is working harder to address skepticism and stigma around Coronavirus in areas including Kano State which is the epicentre in the northern part of Nigeria.

In an effort to increase the Coronavirus testing capacity in Nigeria, States including Kano have set up mobile testing sites in communities.

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Majority of the Coronavirus patients will show mild symptoms and recover, the current national case management protocol is for all cases to be managed by a team of clinicians in an isolation centre to ensure optimal care and to prevent further spread of the disease.

The breakdown of each states are: Lagos with 254 new confirmed cases, the nation’s capital, federal capital territory (FCT) has 29 new confirmed cases, Jigawa State has 24 new confirmed cases, Edo State has 22 new confirmed cases, Oyo State has 15 new confirmed cases, River State has 14 new confirmed cases, Kaduna State has 11 new confirmed cases, Borno State has 6 new confirmed cases, Kano State has 3 new confirmed cases, Plateau State has 2 new confirmed cases, Yobe State has 2 new confirmed cases, Gombe State has 2 new confirmed cases, Bauchi State has 2 new confirmed cases while Ondo State has just 1 new confirmed cases.

The NCDC’s Team has adviced citizens of Nigeria that after your COVID-19 test result has been communicated to you, we should pleases continue to adhere to preventive measures and guidelines to enable them halt the spread of this deadly virus.

Below are the screenshots from the official tweeter handle of the Nigeria Centre For Diseas Control, (NCDC).