The unfold of novel Corona Virus Illness (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to file will increase as the most recent statistics supplied by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management reveal Nigeria now has 61,667 confirmed instances.
On the twenty first of October 2020, 37 new confirmed instances have been recorded in Nigeria, having carried out a complete day by day check of 4,648 samples throughout the nation.
Thus far, 61,667 instances have been confirmed, 56,880 instances have been discharged and 1,125 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A complete of 595,283 exams have been carried out as of October twenty first, 2020 in comparison with 590,635 exams a day earlier.
COVID-19 Case Updates- twenty first October 2020,
- Complete Variety of Circumstances – 61,667
- Complete Quantity Discharged – 56,880
- Complete Deaths – 1,1125
- Complete Checks Carried out – 595,283
In keeping with the NCDC, the 37 new instances have been reported from 9 states – FCT (8), Lagos (7), Taraba (5), Rivers (5), Adamawa (4) Kaduna (3), Anambra (2), Osun (2), Ogun (1).
In the meantime, the most recent numbers deliver Lagos state whole confirmed instances to twenty,733, adopted by Abuja (5,943), Plateau (3,587), Oyo (3,421), Rivers (2,742), Edo (2,648), Kaduna (2,572), Ogun (1,987), Delta (1,812), Kano (1,741), Ondo (1,659), Enugu (1,314), Kwara (1,050), Ebonyi (1,049), Osun (918), Katsina (904), Abia (898), Gombe (883). Borno (745), and Bauchi (710).
Imo State has recorded 607 instances, Benue (484), Nasarawa (478), Bayelsa (403), Ekiti (329), Jigawa (325), Akwa Ibom (295), Anambra (277), Niger (274), Adamawa (248), Sokoto (162), Taraba (117), Kebbi (93), Cross River (87), Zamfara and Yobe (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 Could 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 include 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 Could 2020, at 9 am.
On Monday, twenty ninth June 2020 the federal authorities prolonged the second section of the eased lockdown by 4 weeks and accepted interstate motion outdoors curfew hours with impact from July 1, 2020. Additionally, on Monday twenty seventh July 2020, the federal authorities prolonged the second section of eased lockdown by an extra one week.
On Thursday, sixth August 2020 the federal authorities by way of the secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Job Drive (PTF) on COVID-19 introduced the extension of the second section of eased lockdown by one other 4 (4) weeks.