The unfold of novel Corona Virus Illness (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to file important will increase as the newest statistics supplied by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management reveal Nigeria now has 65,982 confirmed instances.
On the twentieth of November 2020, 143 new confirmed instances had been recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a complete each day take a look at of three,334 samples throughout the nation.
To this point, 65,982 instances have been confirmed, 61,782 instances have been discharged and 1,165 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A complete of 728,128 checks have been carried out as of November twentieth, 2020 in comparison with 724,794 checks a day earlier.
COVID-19 Case Updates- twentieth November 2020,
- Whole Variety of Instances – 65,982
- Whole Quantity Discharged – 61,782
- Whole Deaths – 1,165
- Whole Assessments Carried out – 728,128
In keeping with the NCDC, the 143 new instances had been reported from 10 states- Lagos (70), Kaduna (25), FCT (22), Ogun (11), Plateau (4), Oyo (4), Ekiti (3), Osun (2), Edo (1), Kano (1).
In the meantime, the newest numbers carry Lagos state whole confirmed instances to 22,836, adopted by Abuja (6,444), Plateau (3,737), Oyo (3,702), Rivers (2,942), Kaduna (2,839), Edo (2,691), Ogun (2,145), Delta (1,823), Kano (1,771), Ondo (1,727), Enugu (1,332), Kwara (1,088), Ebonyi (1,055), Katsina (970), Osun (944), Gombe (938). Abia (926), Bauchi (752), and Borno (745).
Imo State has recorded 662 instances, Benue (493), Nasarawa (485), Bayelsa (426), Ekiti (351), Jigawa (327), Akwa Ibom (319), Niger (286), Anambra (285), Adamawa (261), Sokoto (165), Taraba (156), Kebbi (93), Yobe (92), Cross River (90), Zamfara (79), whereas Kogi state has recorded 5 instances solely.
Lock Down and Curfew
In a transfer to fight the unfold of the pandemic illness, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the cessation of all actions in Lagos and the FCT for an preliminary interval of 14 days, which took impact from 11 pm on Monday, thirtieth March 2020.
The motion restriction, which was prolonged by one other two-weeks interval, has been partially placed on maintain with some companies commencing operations from Might 4. On April twenty seventh, 2020, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari declared an in a single day curfew from 8 pm to six am throughout the nation, as a part of new measures to comprise the unfold of the COVID-19. This comes together with the phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos, and Ogun States, which took impact from Saturday, 2nd Might 2020, at 9 am.
On Monday, twenty ninth June 2020 the federal authorities prolonged the second part of the eased lockdown by 4 weeks and authorized interstate motion exterior curfew hours with impact from July 1, 2020. Additionally, on Monday twenty seventh July 2020, the federal authorities prolonged the second part of eased lockdown by a further one week.
On Thursday, sixth August 2020 the federal authorities by means of the secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Job Pressure (PTF) on COVID-19 introduced the extension of the second part of eased lockdown by one other 4 (4) weeks.
— to nairametrics.com