Delta State: Worry as Coronavirus Cases Soar to 46

Delta state recorded seven new Covid-19 cases on Monday

The government of Delta State has confirmed the state recorded seven new cases of dreaded novel the coronavirus.

The new figures were made public by the Delta state Commissioner for Information, Charles Anigwu.

The Commissioner took to his official Facebook page to make the announcement late Monday night.

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Mr Aniagwu did put the records straight by giving insight on the new cases as he confirms the state’s total number has indeed jumped to forty-six.

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The new cases thus brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state to 46.

Before the announcement of new cases on Monday night, the state had thirty-nine confirmed cases as at Saturday, May 24.

Judging from statistics made available by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Delta state now have twenty-six active cases, discharged thirteen, while seven deaths have been records thus far.

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It would be recalled that the state government had ordered the reopening of worship centres across the state with recommended precautionary measures, of course.

Many quarters have now raised concerns over the government’s decision to reopen churches and mosques in the state with the increase in number of affected persons.

The state had also stated it would consider the decision to reopen schools in the coming weeks.

Nigeria on Monday recorded two hundred and twenty-nine (229) cases of the lethal virus as the country’s total figure surpasses the eight thousand.

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Written by Tare Magbei

Tare Magbei is a media practitioner with Daily Report Nigeria.

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