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Coronavirus: Ogun Confirms 25 New Cases

Ogun State has confirmed twenty-five new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 178.

A statement published on the official Twitter page of the state government on Wednesday said the 25 patients have been quarantined across the Treatment and Isolation Centres in the State, as contact tracing continues.

“As at 20th May 2020, the NCDC announced that 25 COVID-19 cases had been confirmed in Ogun State, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 178.”

“The 25 patients have been quarantined across the Treatment and Isolation Centres in the State, as contact tracing continues.

“The State has now discharged a total of 69 patients who tested negative to the virus and are now back with their families.

Details of the Infection:

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria currently has 6401 confirmed cases of coronavirus with 1734  persons discharged and 192 deaths.

As Nigeria grapples with containing the spread of the disease, the number of confirmed cases has continued, Lagos tops the chart with 2755 cases, followed by Kano – 842, FCT – 427, Katsina – 281, Borno – 227, Bauchi – 224, Jigawa – 205, Ogun – 178,  Kaduna – 152, Oyo – 143, Gombe- 136, Sokoto – 113, Edo – 119 and Zamfara – 84.

Others include  Kwara – 65, Rivers- 53, Osun – 42, Plateau – 50, Kebbi and Yobe – 32,  Nasarawa – 34,  Delta  – 27, Niger – 22, Adamawa – 26, Ondo – 20 and Ekiti – 19.

Akwa-Ibom – 18, Taraba – 17, Enugu – 16, Ebonyi – 13, Imo – 7, Bayelsa – 7 while Benue, Anambra and Abia have five cases each.

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