NCDC reports 328 new COVID-19 cases, total now 11,844



The Nigeria Center For Control (NCDC) has recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total of infections in the to 11, 844.

The NCDC announced this on Friday through it’s official Twitter handle, saying that as at June 5, 2020, 328 new confirmed cases and 10  deaths recorded in the .

No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.

The health agency said that till  date, 11844 cases had been confirmed, 7815 active cases, 3696 cases have been treated and and 333 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

It stated that the 328 new cases reported from 14 states- Lagos(121), FCT(70),Bauchi(25), Rivers(18), Oyo(16), Kaduna(15), Gombe(14), Edo(13),Ogun(13), Jigawa(8), Enugu(6), Kano(5), Osun(2), Ondo(2).

The NCDC said that there is no cure yet for COVID-19, but, its supportive management of cases involve: management of symptoms , management of pre-existing , Supplemental oxygen therapy, treatment of bacterial infection, and ensuring patients that   well-nourished and hydrated.

The NCDC, however, on Nigerians not to  pull their mask their chin.

“You speak, cough or sneeze inside your mask, then wash or dispose properly,” it said.

NAN reports that one of the ways Africa Center for Control is supporting the COVID-19 response in Nigeria by deploying epidemiologists and volunteers to work with national and state level staff in carrying out outbreak investigation, contact tracing and other response activities. (NAN)