The unfold of novel Corona Virus Illness (COVID-19) in Nigeria continues to document vital will increase as the newest statistics supplied by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management reveal Nigeria now has 164,000 confirmed instances.
On the fifteenth of April 2021, 80 new confirmed instances had been recorded in Nigeria.
To this point, 164,080 instances have been confirmed, 154,285 instances have been discharged and a pair of,061 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
A complete of 1.8 million checks have been carried out as of April fifteenth, 2021 in comparison with 1.7 million checks a day earlier.
COVID-19 Case Updates- fifteenth April 2021,
- Complete Variety of Circumstances – 164,080
- Complete Quantity Discharged – 154,285
- Complete Deaths – 2,061
- Complete Assessments Carried out – 1,838,174
In response to the NCDC, the 80 new instances had been reported from 10 states- Lagos (29), Rivers (19), Zamfara (6), Akwa Ibom (4), Edo (4), Osun (4), Plateau (4), Ogun (3), Kano (3), Nasarawa (2). Abuja (1), and Oyo (1).
In the meantime, the newest numbers deliver Lagos state complete confirmed instances to 58,033, adopted by Abuja (19,742), Plateau (9,041), Kaduna (8,998), Rivers (7,007), Oyo (6,838), Edo (4,893), Ogun (4,627), Kano (3,935), Ondo (3,226), Kwara (3,120), Delta (2,617), Osun (2,563), Nasarawa (2,378), Enugu (2,259), Katsina (2,097), Gombe (2,034), Ebonyi (2,017), Anambra (1,909), Akwa Ibom (1,810), and Abia (1,683).
Imo State has recorded 1,655 instances, Bauchi (1,540), Borno (1,337), Benue (1,188), Adamawa (1,051), Niger (930), Taraba (910), Bayelsa (878), Ekiti (868), Sokoto (775), Jigawa (527), Kebbi (450), Cross River (385), Yobe (365), Zamfara (234), whereas Kogi state has recorded 5 instances solely.
Lock Down and Curfew
In a transfer to fight the unfold of the pandemic illness, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the cessation of all actions in Lagos and the FCT for an preliminary interval of 14 days, which took impact from 11 pm on Monday, thirtieth March 2020.
The motion restriction, which was prolonged by one other two weeks interval, has been partially placed on maintain with some companies commencing operations from Might 4. On April twenty seventh, 2020, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari declared an in a single day curfew from 8 pm to six am throughout the nation, as a part of new measures to include the unfold of the COVID-19. This comes together with the phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos, and Ogun States, which took impact from Saturday, 2nd Might 2020, at 9 am.
On Monday, twenty ninth June 2020 the federal authorities prolonged the second part of the eased lockdown by 4 weeks and authorised interstate motion outdoors curfew hours with impact from July 1, 2020. Additionally, on Monday twenty seventh July 2020, the federal authorities prolonged the second part of eased lockdown by an extra one week.
On Thursday, sixth August 2020 the federal authorities by the secretary to the Authorities of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Activity Power (PTF) on COVID-19 introduced the extension of the second part of eased lockdown by one other 4 (4) weeks.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State introduced the closed down of the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre, with impact from Friday, thirty first July 2020. He additionally talked about that the Agidingbi Isolation Centre would even be closed and the sufferers relocated to a big capability centre.
As a result of elevated variety of covid-19 instances in Nigeria, the Nigerian authorities ordered the reopening of Isolation and remedy centres within the nation on Thursday, tenth December 2020.
On twenty sixth January 2021, the Federal Authorities introduced the extension of the rules of part 3 of the eased lockdown by one month following the rising instances of the coronavirus illness within the nation and the expiration of part 3 of the eased lockdown.
On twenty eighth February 2021, the federal authorities confirmed that the primary tranche of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021.
On Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, the Nationwide Main well being Care Growth Company introduced the arrival of the anticipated COVX Astrazeneca/Oxford covid-19 vaccines.
On Saturday, sixth March 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo acquired vaccination in opposition to the covid-19 because the State Home in Abuja.