06 Nov COVID-19 Update
Nigeria announced 180 new cases on Thursday, having carried out a total daily test of 4,454 samples.
To date, 63,508 cases have been confirmed, with 59,748 recoveries and 1155 deaths. A total of 673,183 tests had been carried out as of November 5th, 2020.
According to the NCDC, the 180 new cases were reported from 14 states: Lagos (87), Oyo (51), FCT (12), Plateau (10), Edo (4), Ekiti (3), Ogun (3), Bauchi (2), Kaduna (2), Niger (2), Kano (1), Ondo (1), Osun (1), Rivers (1).
China has temporarily suspended entry into China by Nigerians and other nationals in Nigeria over COVID-19 pandemic. However, foreign nationals with diplomatic visas may not be affected and those visiting for emergency needs may apply for a visa at the Chinese Embassy. China has also barred entry to non-Chinese visitors from Britain, Belgium and the Philippines and demanded travellers from the U.S., France and Germany to present results of additional health tests.