Kwara state records 9 new COVID-19 cases


By Abiodun Esan
Ilorin, Sept 8, 2020 Kwara has recorded nine new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the last 24 hours.

Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, the spokesman of the State Technical Committee on COVID-19, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Ilorin.

Ajakaye, also the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said that this was the situation as at 9.30p.m on Monday.

Newsmen reports that the state now has a total of 954 confirmed cases of the virus.

According to Ajakaye, out of the 987 confirmed cases, 799 patients have been discharged, leaving 163 active cases in the state.

Ajakaye said that 5,248 tests were conducted, while 4, 261 tested negative with 25 deaths recorded so far in the state, while the state has no pending test.

Naija247news reports that the virus has spread to 12 local government areas of the state.

The local governments were Ilorin West, Ilorin South, Ilorin East, Moro, Offa, Oyun, Irepodun, Asa, Oke Ero, Edu, Ifelodun and Ekiti.

Isin, Patigi, Kaiama and Kosubosu Local Government Areas have not recorded any case of the dreaded disease.

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