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COVID 19: Impact and Opportunities for Financial Services Agents in Nigeria

The spread of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria touched a new milestone as the latest statistics provided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 24,077 confirmed cases.

On the 27th of June 2020, 779 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria, the highest daily case recorded having carried out a total daily test of 2,068 samples across the country.

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To date, 24,077 cases have been confirmed, 8625 cases have been discharged and 558 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 127,158 tests have been carried out as of June 28th, 2020 compared to 125,090 tests a day earlier.

COVID-19 Case Updates- 27th June 2020

  • Total Number of Cases – 24,077
  • Total Number Discharged – 8,625
  • Total Deaths – 558
  • Total Tests Carried out – 127.158

According to the NCDC, Tthe 779 new cases were reported from 22 states- Lagos (285), Rivers (68), FCT (60), Edo (60), Enugu (56), Delta (47), Ebonyi (42), Oyo (41), Kaduna (19), Ogun (18), Ondo (16), Imo (12), Sokoto (11), Borno (9), Nasarawa (8), Abia (5), Gombe (5), Kebbi (5), Kano (4), Yobe (3), Ekiti (3), Osun (2)

Meanwhile, the latest numbers bring Lagos state total confirmed cases to 10,026, followed by Abuja (1,736), Oyo (1,305), Kano (1,195), Rivers (1,050),  Edo (933), Delta (828), Ogun (774),  Kaduna (703), Katsina (528), Bauchi (497), Gombe (492), Borno (486), Ebonyi (327), Jigawa (317), Abia (302), Plateau (298), Imo (290).

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Enugu state has recorded 258 cases, Ondo (232), Kwara (217), Nasarawa (206), Bayelsa (184), Sokoto (151), Osun (108), Niger (84), Akwa Ibom (83), Zamfara and Kebbi (76), Adamawa (73), Anambra (71), Yobe (59), Benue (47), Ekiti (43), Taraba (19), while Kogi state has recorded 3 cases.

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Lock Down and Curfew

In a move to combat the spread of the pandemic disease, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the cessation of all movements in Lagos and the FCT for an initial period of 14 days, which took effect from 11 pm on Monday, 30th March 2020.

The movement restriction, which was extended by another two-weeks period, has been partially put on hold with some businesses commencing operations from May 4. On April 27th, 2020, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari declared an overnight curfew from 8 pm to 6 am across the country, as part of new measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19. This comes along with the phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos, and Ogun States, which took effect from Saturday, 2nd May 2020, at 9 am.

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Date Confirmed case New cases Total deaths New deaths Total recovery Active cases Critical cases
June 27, 2020 24077 779 558 4 8625 14894 7
June 26, 2020 23298 684 554 5 8253 14491 7
June 25, 2020 22614 594 549 7 7822 14243 7
June 24, 2020 22020 649 542 9 7613 13865 7
June 23, 2020 21371 452 533 8 7338 13500 7
June 22, 2020 20919 675 525 7 7109 13285 7
June 21, 2020 20242 436 518 12 6879 12847 7
June 20, 2020 19808 661 506 19 6718 12584 7
June 19, 2020 19147 667 487 12 6581 12079 7
June 18, 2020 18480 745 475 6 6307 11698 7
June 17, 2020 17735 587 469 14 5967 11299 7
June 16, 2020 17148 490 455 31 5623 11070 7
June 15, 2020 16658 573 424 4 5349 10885 7
June 14, 2020 16085 403 420 13 5220 10445 7
June 13, 2020 15682 501 407 8 5101 10174 7
June 12, 2020 15181 627 399 12 4891 9891 7
June 11, 2020 14554 681 387 5 4494 9673 7
June 10, 2020 13873 409 382 17 4351 9140 7
June 9, 2020 13464 663 365 4 4206 8893 7
June 8, 2020 12801 315 361 7 4040 8400 7
June 7, 2020 12486 260 354 12 3959 8173 7
June 6, 2020 12233 389 342 9 3826 8065 7
June 5, 2020 11844 328 333 10 3696 7815 7
June 4, 2020 11516 350 323 8 3535 7646 7
June 3, 2020 11166 348 315 1 3329 7522 7
June 2, 2020 10819 241 314 15 3239 7266 7
June 1, 2020 10578 416 299 12 3122 7157 9
May 31, 2020 10162 307 287 14 3007 6868 7
May 30, 2020 9855 553 273 12 2856 6726 7
May 29, 2020 9302 387 261 2 2697 6344 7
May 28, 2020 8915 182 259 5 2592 6064 7
May 27, 2020 8733 389 254 5 2501 5978 7
May 26, 2020 8344 276 249 16 2385 5710 7
May 25, 2020 8068 229 233 7 2311 5524 7
May 24, 2020 7839 313 226 5 2263 5360 7
May 23, 2020 7526 265 221 0 2174 5131 7
May 22, 2020 7261 245 221 10 2007 5033 7
May 21, 2020 7016 339 211 11 1907 4898 7
May 20, 2020 6677 284 200 8 1840 4637 7
May 19, 2020 6401 226 192 1 1734 4475 7
May 18, 2020 6175 216 191 9 1644 4340 7
May 17, 2020 5959 388 182 6 1594 4183 7
May 16, 2020 5621 176 176 5 1472 3973 7
May 15, 2020 5445 288 171 3 1320 3954 4
May 14, 2020 5162 193 168 3 1180 3815 4
May 13, 2020 4971 184 164 6 1070 3737 4
May 12, 2020 4787 146 158 6 959 3670 4
May 11, 2020 4641 242 152 10 902 3589 4
May 10, 2020 4399 248 142 17 778 3479 4
May 9, 2020 4151 239 127 11 745 3278 4
May 8, 2020 3912 386 118 10 679 3115 4
May 7, 2020 3526 381 108 4 601 2818 4
May 6, 2020 3145 195 104 5 534 2507 1
May 5, 2020 2950 148 99 5 481 2370 4
May 4, 2020 2802 245 94 6 417 2291 2
May 3, 2020 2558 170 88 2 400 2070 2
May 2, 2020 2388 220 86 17 351 1952 2
May 1, 2020 2170 238 69 10 351 1751 2
April 30, 2020 1932 204 59 7 317 1556 2
April 29, 2020 1728 196 52 7 307 1369 2
April 28, 2020 1532 195 45 4 255 1232 2
April 27, 2020 1337 64 41 0 255 994 2
April 26, 2020 1273 91 41 5 239 994 2
April 25, 2020 1182 87 36 3 222 925 2
April 24, 2020 1095 114 33 1 208 855 2
April 23, 2020 981 108 32 3 197 753 2
April 22, 2020 873 91 29 3 197 648 2
April 21, 2020 782 117 26 3 197 560 2
April 20, 2020 665 38 23 1 188 466 2
April 19, 2020 627 86 22 2 170 436 2
April 18, 2020 541 48 20 2 166 356 2
April 17, 2020 493 51 18 4 159 317 2
April 16, 2020 442 35 13 1 152 277 2
April 15, 2020 407 34 12 1 128 267 2
April 14, 2020 373 30 11 1 99 263 2
April 13, 2020 343 20 10 0 91 242 2
April 12, 2020 323 5 10 0 85 228 2
April 11, 2020 318 13 10 3 70 238 2
April 10, 2020 305 17 7 0 58 240 2
April 9, 2020 288 14 7 1 51 230 2
April 8, 2020 274 22 6 0 44 226 2
April 7, 2020 254 16 6 1 44 204 2
April 6, 2020 238 6 5 0 35 198 2
April 5, 2020 232 18 5 1 33 194 2
April 4, 2020 214 5 4 0 25 185 0
April 3, 2020 209 25 4 2 25 180 0
April 2, 2020 184 10 2 0 20 162 0
April 1, 2020 174 35 2 0 9 163 0
March 31, 2020 139 8 2 0 9 128 0
March 30, 2020 131 20 2 1 8 121 0
March 29, 2020 111 22 1 0 3 107 0
March 28, 2020 89 19 1 0 3 85 0
March 27, 2020 70 5 1 0 3 66 0
March 26, 2020 65 14 1 0 2 62 0
March 25, 2020 51 7 1 0 2 48 0
March 24, 2020 44 4 1 0 2 41 0
March 23, 2020 40 10 1 1 2 37 0
March 22, 2020 30 8 0 0 2 28 0
March 21, 2020 22 10 0 0 1 21 0
March 20, 2020 12 4 0 0 1 11 0
March 19, 2020 8 0 0 0 1 7 0
March 18, 2020 8 5 0 0 1 7 0
March 17, 2020 3 1 0 0 0 3 0
March 16, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 15, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 14, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 13, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 12, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 11, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 10, 2020 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
March 9, 2020 2 1 0 0 0 2 0
March 8, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 7, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 6, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 5, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 4, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 3, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 2, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
March 1, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
February 29, 2020 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
February 28, 2020 1 1 0 0 0 1 0

This article was originally published on Nairametrics

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