The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria has recorded an additional 216 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the country making the total confirmed cases now to 6,175.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) team has on Monday arrived Cross River State for an on-ground inspection and assessment of the states' facility as well as it's zero COVID-19 status. Addressing the team, Dr Beta Edu, the Cross River Commissioner for Health said the state has been proactive towards the pandemic even before the first recorded case in Nigeria.
The World Health Organization, WHO has cautioned that COVID-19 may never permanently go away, thereby warning against trying to predict how long the COVID-19 would keep circulating. WHO called for a "massive effort" to overcome it. During a virtual press conference from Geneva on Wednesday, May 13, emergency director for the global health body Dr Mike Ryan, made the declaration stating that even if a vaccine is found, controlling the virus will require a "massive effort".
A 98 years old woman has recovered from the novel coronavirus after being treated in one of Lagos state facilities. Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed on Wednesday 13th May 2020 that the nonagenarian was discharged alongside 25 others patients who had previously tested positive to the deadly coronavirus in Lagos state.