By Jonathan Ugbal
Two new cases of the SARS – CoV – 2 have been recorded in Cross River State says the Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC.
The NCDC announced 131 cases for Thursday with the following distribution.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 17, 2020
This means the state has now recorded a total of 85 cases.
It is the first time the State is recording a case in September with the last two recorded 24 days ago on August 25, 2020.
2 New Cases, 4 New Discharged of #COVID19CRS;
— CRS PHEOC (@crspheoc) August 25, 2020
A total of 56,735 cases have been confirmed of which 48,092 have been discharged and 1,093 deaths recorded.
In Africa, the African Center for Disease Control says as at 6:00PM of September 16, 2020 total of 1,374,616 cases have been confirmed of which 1,274,939 have recovered and 33,262 deaths recorded leaving an active case tally of less than 60,000 cases.
#COVID19 update in Africa…16 September 2020 as of 6PM EAT. Total cases… 1, 374 616 Total deaths… 33, 262 & Recoveries… 1, 127, 939
— Africa CDC (@AfricaCDC) September 17, 2020
Globally, data from the John Hopkins University as at press time shows that over 30 million people have been infected with over 950,000 deaths recorded while over 22 million have recovered.
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