The Kwara State Government on Thursday confirmed 16 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 127.
The development was revealed in a statement released by the spokesman for the Kwara Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye.
Mr Ajakaye further stated that seven other Coronavirus patients have been discharged after testing negative twice for the virus.
“As of 9:45 pm on Wednesday, the number of active cases is now 82, while 44 have so far been discharged and one death recorded,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday confirmed 348 new confirmed cases in Nigeria.
The NCDC said, “On the 3rd of June 2020, 348 new confirmed cases and one death were recorded in Nigeria.”
“No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.”
“Till date, 11166 cases have been confirmed, 3329 cases have been discharged and 315 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.”
“The 348 new cases are reported from 19 states- Lagos (163), FCT (76), Ebonyi (23), Rivers (21), Delta (eight), Nasarawa (eight), Niger (eight), Enugu(six), Bauchi (five), Edo(five), Ekiti (five), Ondo (five), Gombe (five), Benue(four), Ogun (two), Osun (one), Plateau (one), Kogi (one), Anambra (one).”