Nigeria Records 31 New COVID-19 Cases, 19.1% Lassa Fever Mortality Rate

The Nigeria center for disease control says it has confirmed 31 New Cases of covid-19, on Monday April 11, with Lagos leading the figures, as twenty persons got infected with the disease

The Minister of state for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora revealed this at the bi- weekly meeting of the federal ministry of health on covid19 and other infectious disease in Abuja.

The breakdown of the new cases shows Six (6) states, including Lagos (20), Rivers (3), Abia (2), Delta (2), FCT(2) and Kaduna recording 2 cases.

In a similar vein, cases of Lassa Fever seem to be on the rise, with fatality rate hitting 132, representing 19.1% of the 681 confirmed cases

The minister reiterates that strengthening the National Health system for effective, and affordable delivery of health services to all Nigerians remain paramount to the Federal government.

READ: Nigeria Reports over 50 New Cases of COVID-19 in 48 hours,  659 Cases Of Lassa Fever.

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