Afrinity Production make known the New Nigeria’s Confirm Corona Virus cases of 417 and their Resumption of International Flights

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18th of August 2020

Nigeria on Monday confirmed 417 fresh COVID-19 cases as the country disclosed the date for the resumption of international flights.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new infections in a tweet on its official handle.

The new infections were reported in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, taking Nigeria’s total COVID-19 pandemic figure to 49,485.

The NCDC data showed that Lagos state, the COVID-19 hotbed in the West African country had 207 new cases – the highest for the day; Kaduna – 44; Ondo – 38; Abia-28; Anambra – 21 and Plateau – 20.

In spite of the increasing number of infections, the Federal Government had on Monday announced a new date for the resumption of international flights.

During a briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed that international flights will resume in the country from the 29th of August.

By Amie T. Camara

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