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NCDC Approves Dim Odumegwu Teaching Hospital As Covid19 Testing Centre

The Nigerian center for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Dim Odumegwu Teaching Hospital Awka For Covid19 Testing centre. After the records of  283 new cases of the covid-19 virus in Nigeria on Friday May 1st. The new cases are among the highest to be reported in the country by the Governmental agency.  According to the report, Kano state has the highest amount of infections with 92 cases while the Federal Capital Territory Abuja followed with 36 infections. Lagos came in third with 30 cases, Gombe with 16 cases, Bauchi 10 cases, Delta 8 cases, Oyo 6 cases, Zamfara and Sokoto have 5 cases each, Ondo nd Nasawara has 4 cases each, five states wich include Kwara, Edo, Ekiti, Borno and Yobe have 3 cases each. Only Adamawa has 2 cases. At the bottom of the table Niger, Ebonyi, Rivers, Enugu and Imo each had 1 case.    The Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire had earlier disclosed that most of those who have tested positive for the corona virus in the country are aged between 31 and 40 years. He disclosed this while he was speaking at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on covid-19 in Abuja on Friday April 24. Going further, he also disclosed that most deaths have occurred in older persons.  He said “The high number of cases is due to the on-going community transmission and active case search. From our test statistics, the most affected age group among the positives is 31-40 years while the highest covid-19 fatality rate is among the older generation above 50 years of age.”

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