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NCDC to stop daily Covid-19 reports

The nigerian center for disease control (NCDC) has said that they will no longer give daily reports on covid-19 but will be producing weekly reports.

The weekly Epidemiological Report will still cover the response.

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“We will still publish daily numbers and relevant information on our social media handles and the COVID-19 microsite.

  • On the 18th of October 2020, 133 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
  • Till date, 61440 cases have been confirmed, 56611 cases have been discharged and 1125 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
  • The 133 new cases are reported from 9 states- Lagos (90), Rivers (13), FCT (8), Kaduna (8), Oyo (6), Ondo (3), Katsina (2), Nasarawa (2), Plateau (1)
  • A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
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