…As Nigeria records 389 new cases, Cross River remains clean
Kogi State emerged the second to the last state to record corona virus infections as the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported two cases in the state on Wednesday evening. This made the total confirmed new cases 389.
It also stands that Cross River State remains the only uninfected state as of May 27.
The NCDC also elaborated on the need for state governments to take responsibility of managing the pandemic in their jurisdictions. The centre said it currently had 100,000 reagents available for testing.
At the daily briefing, the Minister of State at the Education Ministry also touched on the reopening of schools. “Until we can guarantee the safety of children from COVID-19, our schools cannot resume. We will provide guidelines for the safe re-opening of schools,” Emeka Nwajiuba said.
Minister of state at the Health Ministry also said the ministry was developing sector specific advisories for the reopening of various sectors of the economy. Minister Olurunnimbe Mamora also said training on case management was ongoing for health workers nationwide.
The statistics on the coronavirus infections as of Wednesday, May 27, 2020 were given below:
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