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No New Case of COVID-19 in Rivers State

COVID-19 Rivers State

Rivers State recorded no new case of the COVID-19 yesterday, Sunday, June 7 2020. However, the state currently has a total number of 332 cases with 136 discharged and 21 deaths. This will be the first time in a while the state will be recording no new case in a day.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made this known on its Twitter handle during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country yesterday, Sunday

The Centre also announced 260 new cases of the COVID19 in the country. Abia recorded the highest number of the new cases with 67; 40 in FCT, 38 in Lagos, 19 in Ogun, 16 in Gombe, 14 in Edo, 9 in Imo, 8 in Kwara, 8 in Katsina, 8 in Nasarawa, 8 in Borno, 6 in Kaduna, 6 in Bauchi, 5 in Ekiti, 4 in Niger, 2 in Ondo, 2 in Plateau, 2 in Kano and 2 in Sokoto State.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 12486 with 3959 discharged and 354 deaths.

Meanwhile, the NCDC has warned Nigerians to continue practicing good respiratory hygiene so as to stop the further spread of the pandemic, which currently has no cure. The commission advised Nigerians not to panic over the increased cases, as the country is on course to curb the spread of the virus.

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