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The unfold of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to report vital will increase as the newest statistics supplied by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 157,671 confirmed instances.

On the 4th of March 2021, 709 new confirmed instances and 12 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria.

To date, 157,671 instances have been confirmed, 136,335 instances have been discharged and 1,951 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

A complete of 1.54 million checks have been carried out as of March 4th, 2021 in comparison with 1.49 million checks a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 4th March 2021,

  • Total Number of Cases – 157,671
  • Total Number Discharged – 136,335
  • Total Deaths – 1,951
  • Total Tests Carried out – 1,544,008

According to the NCDC, the 709 new instances are reported from 21 states- Adamawa (180), Lagos (141), Ondo (60), Anambra (54), Rivers (41), Taraba (33), Edo (30), Abia (22), Kaduna (22), FCT (21), Akwa Ibom (20), Kano (20), Plateau (11), Ekiti (10), Kebbi (10), Nasarawa (10), Bayelsa (7), Ogun (5), Osun (5), Oyo (5), and Gombe (1).

Meanwhile, the newest numbers deliver Lagos state complete confirmed instances to 56,132, adopted by Abuja (19,292), Plateau (8,916), Kaduna (8,600),  Oyo (6,752), Rivers (6,556), Edo (4,611), Ogun (4,411), Kano (3,790), Ondo (3,006), Kwara (2,931), Delta (2,582), Osun (2,439), Nasarawa (2,237), Enugu (2,078), Katsina (2,060), Gombe (2,056), Ebonyi (1,881), Anambra (1,726), Akwa Ibom (1,552), and Abia (1,552).

Imo State has recorded 1,528 instances, Borno (1,297), Bauchi (1,232), Benue (1,188), Niger (917), Ekiti (813), Taraba (813), Bayelsa (772), Sokoto (769), Adamawa (762), Jigawa (496), Kebbi (388), Cross River (334), Yobe (288), Zamfara (220), whereas Kogi state has recorded 5 instances solely.

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Lock Down and Curfew

In a transfer to fight the unfold of the pandemic illness, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the cessation of all actions in Lagos and the FCT for an preliminary interval of 14 days, which took impact from 11 pm on Monday, thirtieth March 2020.

The motion restriction, which was prolonged by one other two weeks interval, has been partially placed on maintain with some companies commencing operations from May 4. On April twenty seventh, 2020, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari declared an in a single day curfew from 8 pm to six am throughout the nation, as a part of new measures to comprise the unfold of the COVID-19. This comes together with the phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos, and Ogun States, which took impact from Saturday, 2nd May 2020, at 9 am.

On Monday, twenty ninth June 2020 the federal authorities prolonged the second part of the eased lockdown by 4 weeks and authorized interstate motion exterior curfew hours with impact from July 1, 2020. Also, on Monday twenty seventh July 2020, the federal authorities prolonged the second part of eased lockdown by a further one week.

On Thursday, sixth August 2020 the federal authorities via the secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 introduced the extension of the second part of eased lockdown by one other 4 (4) weeks.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State introduced the closed down of the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre, with impact from Friday, thirty first July 2020. He additionally talked about that the Agidingbi Isolation Centre would even be closed and the sufferers relocated to a big capability centre.

Due to the elevated variety of covid-19 instances in Nigeria, the Nigerian authorities ordered the reopening of Isolation and therapy centres within the nation on Thursday, tenth December 2020.

On twenty sixth January 2021, the Federal Government introduced the extension of the rules of part 3 of the eased lockdown by one month following the rising instances of the coronavirus illness within the nation and the expiration of part 3 of the eased lockdown.

On twenty eighth February 2021, the federal authorities confirmed that the primary tranche of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021.

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