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Over 12,500 People In Isolation Centres As COVID-19 Cases Surges By 847% – NCDC

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Not less than 12,547 COVID-19 patients are on admission at isolation and treatment centres across the country.

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The data obtained from the Nigeria Centres for Disease Control on Wednesday also showed that as of Tuesday, the country had recorded 847.44 per cent increase in COVID-19 cases within one month.

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This came to the fore as state governments started reopening isolation centres in view of the rising cases.

The NCDC figures also showed that the country witnessed a downward trend in hospitalisation with only 4,097 active cases on admission as of November 21, 2021.Ghana Police Investigate Alleged Breach Of COVID-19 Protocols At Christ Embassy’s Pneumatica Night

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However, the trends increased to a total of 12,547 patients on December 21, 2021, indicating 206.25 per cent rise in one month.

Also, no fewer than 13,160 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the country between December 1 and 21.

This is in contrast to 1,389 cases recorded between November 10 and December 10, making it a 847.44 per cent increase within 21 days.

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