NCDC Confirms 7th Case of Coronavirus in Delta State

Coronavirus Positive Result in COVID-19 Test Tube

Confirmed cases of the deadly Coronavirus Disease, COVID-19 in Delta State have risen to Seven.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC confirmed this in its daily announcements of new cases.

“As at 11:50pm 28th April, 195 new cases of #COVID19 were reported in Nigeria; 80-Lagos, 38-Kano, 15-Ogun, 15-Bauchi, 11-Borno, 10-Gombe, 9-Sokoto, 5-Edo, 5-Jigawa, 2-Zamfara, 1-Rivers, 1-Enugu, 1-Delta, 1-FCT, 1-Nasarawa”

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria now stands at 1532 as at 11:50pm 28th April, with 255 discharged patients and 44 deaths.‬

A breakdown of the cases indicates that Lagos, FCT and Kano are the worst hit states of Covid-19 in Nigeria.

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“Lagos-844, FCT-158, Kano-115, Borno-53, Ogun-50, Gombe-46, Osun-34, Katsina-30, Edo-30, Bauchi-29, Oyo-21, Sokoto-19, Kaduna-15, Akwa Ibom-12, Kwara-11, Ekiti-8, Ondo-8 and Taraba-8.”

Others, “Delta-7, Rivers-7, Jigawa-7, Zamfara-4, Enugu-3, Niger-2, Abia-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-1, Plateau-1, Imo-1, Bayelsa-1, Kebbi-1, Ebonyi-1 and Nasarawa-1

Meanwhile, Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday announced the discharge of two coronavirus patients in the state who had tested negative.

He said, “It is my pleasure to announce the discharge of two of the five #COVID19 patients in our state.

“As we continue to monitor the recovery process of the other three active cases, I ask that you all continue to adhere to the precautionary measures and isolation directives we have put in place. Together, we will beat this.”

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With this new case, a total of Seven Coronavirus infection have been recorded in Delta State with Four active cases, Two discharged and One death.

Recall that Delta State recorded its index case of COVID-19 on April 7 and recorded its first death from the virus on April 9.

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