PANIC as Oyo Returns to Top Four on National COVID-19 Log, 103 New Cases Recorded


By Oluwakemi Ishola 

Oyo State has recorded 103 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 764. Despite the spike, the state retains its 6th position on the national COVID-19 log.

The new active cases were revealed in the routine update released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Thursday.

The Pacesetter News understands that No. of Cases on admission in Oyo COVID-19 facilities are 474; Number of Discharged patients are 281 and Number of Deaths recorded stands at 9.

On the 18th of June 2020, 745 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Having carried out 106,006 tests, 18480 cases have been confirmed, 6307 cases have been discharged and 475 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 745 new cases are reported from 21 states- Lagos(280), Oyo(103), Ebonyi(72), FCT(60), Imo(46), Edo(34), Delta(33), Rivers(25), Kaduna(23), Ondo(16), Katsina(12), Kano(10), Bauchi(8), Borno(7), Kwara(5), Gombe(4), Sokoto(2), Enugu(2), Yobe(1), Osun(1), Nasarawa(1)


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