16 test positive for COVID-19 in Kwara~NEWSEXTRA - News Extra Online




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Thursday, 4 June 2020

16 test positive for COVID-19 in Kwara~NEWSEXTRA

Kwara State has recorded 16 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the state to 127.

Spokesman for the Kwara Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, made this known in a statement on Thursday.

He also said another seven COVID-19 patients have been discharged after testing negative twice for the virus.

“As of 9:45pm on Wednesday, the number of active cases is now 82, while 44 have so far been discharged and one death recorded,” he added.

Earlier, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said 348 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday.

The NCDC said, “On the 3rd of June 2020, 348 new confirmed cases and one death were recorded in Nigeria.

“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

“Till date, 11166 cases have been confirmed, 3329 cases have been discharged and 315 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 348 new cases are reported from 19 states- Lagos (163), FCT (76), Ebonyi (23), Rivers (21), Delta (eight), Nasarawa (eight), Niger (eight), Enugu(six), Bauchi (five), Edo(five), Ekiti (five), Ondo (five), Gombe (five), Benue(four), Ogun (two), Osun (one), Plateau (one), Kogi (one), Anambra (one).”

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