Kogi Records First Ever Cases Of Coronavirus

5 months ago

Kogi State in Nigeria’s North-Central has recorded two cases of the novel coronavirus.

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said this Wednesday night.

It was the first time that positive results were confirmed for Kogi since the outbreak in Nigeria – exactly three months ago.

In its tweet, NCDC announced 389 new patients and 5 new deaths.

The new cases are in 22 states of the federation.

The top five are Lagos – 256, Katsina – 23, Edo – 22, Rivers – 14 and Kano – 13.

There are now 8733 cases; 2501 have been discharged and 254 deaths recorded.

Coronavirus has affected over 5.7milliom people and killed 356,000 across several countries.

Almost 2.5million have recovered from the pandemic that sparked a global crisis.

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