P + Measurement Reports Significant Drop In COVID-19 Cases 

Yemisi Izuora

Statistics of late is showing a significant and continuous increase in the rate of recovery from the dreaded Coronavirus.

It further shows that Nigeria appear to be winning the war against the pandemic that has wreaked havoc across the globe.

Data gathered from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control by P+ Measurement Services in the month of August saw Nigeria recording a total of 22,073 recoveries, the highest since the first case was announced in the country, in February this year.

In all, a total 10,857 new cases, 22,073 recoveries and 134 deaths were recorded in the month of August, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to; 54,008 cases, 41638 recoveries and 1013 deaths as at 31st August, 2020.

P+ had reported a total of 17,457 cases, 9,819 recoveries and 289 deaths in the month of July.

Analysis from the data gathered from the NCDC shows that the highest number of recoveries were recorded during the week 1 of August, with a total of 13,072 infected patients being given a clean bill of health.

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