COVID-19: Oyo State Records Highest daily Cases Since August

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Oyo State has reported its biggest daily jump in coronavirus new cases in two months, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

A further 72 persons tested positive for the virus on Friday, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed, up from 13 new cases the day before.

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The latest figure has brought the total COVID-19 cases to 3,409 while 814 patients are currently being treated for the coronavirus illness in the state.

According to data on NCDC’s microsite, the COVID-19 recovery rate in the state has reached 74.95 per cent, while the fatality rate stands at 1.17 per cent.

As of Saturday morning, the total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 61,194, following 212 new coronavirus infections announced on Friday night by the health agency.

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