Coronavirus: “We Have Tested 8,003 Samples” -NCDC

 Coronavirus: “We Have Tested 8,003 Samples” -NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said it has tested 8,003 samples for COVID-19 in the country.

The information was contained in the NCDC’s COVID-19 situation report dated April 19, 2020.

The report noted that 9,233 have been identified as ‘People of Interest’ with about 98 per cent now contacted.

According to the report released on Monday, April 20, 2020, 22 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have reported at least one case of COVID-19 and the death rate put at three per cent.

The NCDC data also reflected that more men (70 per cent) had been infected in the country.

The reports, According to Channels TV, added that most affected age-group was the 31 – 40 bracket.


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