Four Thousand, Six Hundred And Forty One, (4,641), COVID-19 cases, have been officially, recorded in Nigeria, according to the update given by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in the evening of Monday, May 11, 2020.
The update, also, shows that, the total number of new cases recorded yesterday, is Two Hundred And Forty Two, (242), while Nine Hundred And Two, (902), cases have, so far been discharged, with total deaths from the virus, standing at One Hundred And Fifty, (150).
The number of current active cases, in Nigeria is, Three Thousand, Five Hundred And Eighty Nine, (3,589).
The number of samples tested, so far in Nigeria, as given in the update, stands at Twenty Seven Thousand, And Seventy Eight, (27,078).
The cases recorded yesterday for each State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, according to the update shows that, Lagos State recorded Eighty-Eight, (88), new cases, while Kano State recorded Sixty-Four, (64), new cases, with Katsina State recording Forty-Nine, (49), new cases.
Kaduna State recorded Thirteen, (13), new cases, while Ogun State recorded Nine, (9), new cases, with Gombe State recording Six, (6), new cases.
Adamawa State recorded Four, (4), new cases, while The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, recorded Three, (3), new cases, with Bauchi, Borno, Ondo, Oyo, Rivers and Zamfara States recording One, (1), new case each.
The Nigerian Minister of Health, Professor Osagie Ehanire, stated at the briefing that, Nigeria was expecting the herbal drug, COVID Organic, from Madagascar, but will go for scientific analysis first and confirmed to be safe and working, before it will be considered for use in the country.
Meanwhile, the Minister, also, stated that Five, (5), States, Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto and Kano, have been penned down for the clinical test of COVID-19 drug, by the Federal Government and the World Health Organisation, WHO, which he said, is aimed at finding an effective treatment for COVID-19.
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