Chairman of the the Presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has finally reacted to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.
Boss Mustapha said the reason for the increase in cases are as a result of the ongoing community transmission and Nigeria’s increased testing capacity.
This was made available on NCDC official Twitter handle. See tweets below:
Till date, 16085 cases have been confirmed, 5220 cases have been discharged and 420 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The 403 new cases are reported from 20 states- Gombe(73), Lagos(68), Kano(46), Edo(36), FCT(35), Nasarawa(31), Kaduna(17), Oyo(16), Abia(15), Delta(13), Borno(13), Plateau(8), Niger(7), Rivers(7), Enugu(6), Ogun(6), Kebbi(3), Ondo(1), Anambra(1), Imo(1)