The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that the country has recorded 300 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 64,090. The NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Sunday night.
“On the 8th of November 2020, 300 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria. “Till date, 64090 cases have been confirmed, 59910 cases have been discharged and 1154 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
“The 300 new cases are reported from 6 states- Lagos (255), FCT (27), Oyo (10), Kaduna (5), Ondo (2), Kano (1),” the NCDC said.
Nigeria’s COVID-19 recoveries increased last week compared to the previous week. Why other countries have begun to experience second wave of the virus infection, fillers are beginning to show Nigeria might be facing another lockdown if precautionary measure are still been ignored by many.
Last week, October 25 to 31, the 44th week of the pandemic in Nigeria, a total of 1,390 patients recovered and were discharged last week, compared to 724 who were discharged in the previous week.