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Imo records 15 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

by OtownGist

Imo State has recorded 15 new cases of Covid-19 according recent report by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC.

The new cases are pilling, after state official declared the state Covid-19 free last month.

According to reports, Imo recorded more than new 40 cases in a controversial way after the state taskforce team reported that some Almajiris passing through the state had tested positive to the virus, while cases since then has been adding up.

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The new 15 cases takes Imo State to a total of 83 confirmed cases while Abia whose governor recently tested positive for the virus, recorded no new case.

Meanwhile, Ogun State recorded 108 cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, with this, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state increased to 471.

While 13 have died of coronavirus-related complications in the state, 186 have recovered.

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Tuesday.

663 new cases of #COVID19;

Lagos-170
Ogun-108
Bauchi-69
Ebonyi-49
Edo-33
Rivers-30
FCT-26
Jigawa-26
Delta-20
Anambra-17
Gombe-16
Kano-16
Imo-15
Abia-14
Borno-11
Oyo-11
Plateau-8
Kebbi-6
Kaduna-6
Ondo-4
Niger-2
Katsina-2
Osun-1
Ekiti-1
Kwara-1
Nasarawa-1 pic.twitter.com/Ps7Gj0cd7O— NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 9, 2020

Data from the NCDC showed that the state currently has 272 active COVID-19 cases.

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The centre said, “On the 9th of June 2020, 663 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

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

“Till date, 13464 cases have been confirmed, 4206 cases have been discharged and 365 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 663 new cases are reported from 26 states- Lagos (170), Ogun (108), Bauchi (69), Ebonyi (49), Edo (33), Rivers (30), FCT (26), Jigawa (26), Delta (20), Anambra (17), Gombe (16), Kano (16), Imo (15), Abia (14), Borno (11), Oyo (11), Plateau (8), Kebbi (6), Kaduna (6), Ondo (4), Niger (2), Katsina (2), Osun (1), Ekiti (1), Kwara (1), Nasarawa (1).”

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