NCDC Confirms 152 New Coronavirus Cases, 264 Recoveries, 2 Casualties


NCDC Confirms 152 New Coronavirus Cases, 264 Recoveries, 2 Casualties

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 152 new cases of coronavirus, 264 recoveries and 2 deaths on Tuesday, November 10.

The health agency made the announcement via its official Twitter page @NCDCgov, with the breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-93, FCT-21, Oyo-15, Rivers-11, Bauchi-7, Kwara-2, Bayelsa-1, Edo-1, Plateau-1.

Nigeria, on Monday, November 9, had 64,184 coronavirus cases, 60,069 successfully treated patients and 1,158 deaths.

With the new toll, there are now 64,336 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 60,333 patients who have recovered from the virus and 1,160 deaths.

In other news, Minister for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said anytime a potent vaccine is found or developed as a solution to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Nigerians will not be left out.

Ehanire, who spoke at a two-day multi-sectoral conference on the COVID-19 with the theme: “Building back better, with resilience” stated;

There are arrangements by the Federal Ministry of Health to ensure that Nigerians get the vaccine immediately it comes out.

The minister, who was represented by the Minister of State, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, expressed;

The Federal Ministry of Health, just last week, we signed a Memorandum of Understanding to ensure that when the vaccines, wherever they come from – that has been established to be effective for COVID-19 – we will not be left behind.

He said there was a need to prioritise health, if any gains were to be made in the sector.

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