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On Tuesday, Nigeria has posted 113 new cases of COVID-19, with three people killed by the virus, TopNaija reports.
This put the nation’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases at 62,224, with 57,916 survivors discharged and 1,135 deaths recorded. Of the 113 new cases, Lagos led with 51 cases, FCT, 11 cases and Plateau, 11 cases.
According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, “On the 27th of October 2020, 113 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
“Till date, 62,224 cases have been confirmed, 57,916 cases have been discharged and 1,135 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
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“The 113 new cases are reported from 12 states- Lagos (51), FCT (15), Plateau (11), Kaduna (8), Oyo (8), Rivers (8), Ogun (4), Edo (2), Imo (2), Kwara (2), Delta (1), Kano (1)
“A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continues to coordinate the national response activities.”
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113 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,135 deaths pic.twitter.com/8D3Pg1paYv
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) October 27, 2020
Storage facilities holding tons of relief materials have been burglarized and looted in nine states across Nigeria over the last few days.
A private sector coalition against the coronavirus, known as CA-COVID, had collected tens of millions of dollars’ worth of aid for coronavirus victims and given it to the government.
But many state authorities have halted distribution of the aid since the easing of lockdowns.
Some Nigerians accuse authorities of hoarding items while millions of people experience hunger.
Abuja residents like Sunday Chukwu say they didn’t receive any government assistance during lockdowns.
“They didn’t share anything here,” said Chukwu. “Maybe they shared for themselves. But they didn’t share for everybody and these ones now they are hiding it so that people may leave it, they’ll now gather them, they’ll be selling it to the people.”
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