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COVID-19: PTF Releases List Of Local Governments In Nigeria With Highest Confirmed Cases

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, revealed that local government with highest coronavirus cases during the daily press conference on Monday in Abuja.

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The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Monday, revealed that twenty Local Government Areas in the country account for 60 per cent of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, stated this during the daily press conference on Monday in Abuja.

According to the data released, Lagos Mainland Local Government, Abuja Municipal, Mushin (Lagos), Eti-Osa (Lagos), and Tarauni (Kano) have the highest cases in the country.

Mustapha noted that the Federal Government is set to allow science and data to determine her cautious advancement into the second phase of the eased lockdown for a period of four weeks.

He said, “It is the consideration of the PTF that while Nigeria’s confirmed cases have increased in the period under review, the following factors should inspire confidence in the response.”

“The majority of the confirmed cases are in a handful of local government areas in the country as 20 out of the 774 LGAs nationwide account for 60 per cent of the cases.”

He further stated that the country has not reached the peak of Coronavirus recorded cases. Mustapha noted that the number of tests conducted in Nigeria has exceeded 60,000.

Meanwhile, data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control showed that 11 of the 20 Local Government Areas are in Lagos State.

Here is the full list of the Local Governments, according to the NCDC’s Situation Report 91:

1 – Lagos – Lagos Mainland LG: 1274 cases
2 – Abuja – Abuja Municipal: 536 cases
3 – Lagos – Mushin: 459 cases
4 – Lagos – Eti-Osa: 403 cases
5 – Kano – Tarauni: 248 cases
6 – katsina – Katsina: 242 cases
7 – Lagos – Alimosho: 239 cases
8 – Borno – Maiduguri: 167 cases
9 – Lagos – Kosofe: 175 cases
10 – Jigawa – Dutse: 170 cases
11 – Lagos – Ikeja: 168 cases
12 – Kano – Nassarawa: 152 cases
13 – Lagos – Oshodi/Isolo: 132 cases
14 – Lagos – Apapa: 131
15 – Lagos – Amuwo Odofin: 129
16 – Edo – Oredo: 126
17 – Bauchi – Bauchi 114 cases
18 – Lagos – Lagos Island – 111 cases
19 – Lagos – Surulere – 110
20 – Ogun – Ado Odo/Ota – 107



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