Ekiti state on Saturday night, May 9, has recorded another three new cases of the Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the state to 15 and one death.
The state governor, Kayode Fayemi, made the announcement on Saturday night, on his Twitter handle.
Fayemi said “We got information from NCDC tonight that three more persons tested positive to COVID-19 virus.
“Two are contacts of the medical doctor still in our care and another person who sneaked into the state before he was quarantined. This underscores the need for extra vigilance. JKF”
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Ekiti State to fifteen (15), of which tweive (12) are active, two (2) discharged, and one (1) death.
Meanwhile, Nigeria on Saturday night, May 9, has recorded another 239 new cases of Covid-19 and 11 deaths in fourteen (14) states as well as Abuja, the country capital, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 4151 and 128 deaths.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement on Saturday night, on its official Twitter account.
The new cases are spread across Lagos, Kano, Katsina, Borno, Bauchi, Ogun, Plateau, Oyo, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kwara, Kebbi, Adamawa and Ekiti States as well as country capital, Abuja.
The centre also said that eleven person deaths from Coronavirus-related complications in the country, but the number of fatalities rise to 128.
NCDC said “239 new cases of #COVID19;
“97-Lagos 44-Bauchi 29-Kano 19-Katsina 17-Borno 7-FCT 6-Kwara 5-Oyo 3-Kaduna 3-Sokoto 2-Adamawa 2-Kebbi 2-Plateau 2-Ogun 1-Ekiti
4151 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria
On the 9th of May 2020, 239 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 4151 cases have been confirmed, 745 cases have been discharged and 128 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.