The world so far has recorded about 20million cases of Coronavirus pandemic since its outbreak from Wuhan, China.
Over two hundred and seventy-four thousand confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease were reported across the world on Sunday, August 9, Naija News understands.
As at the time this report is given, 734,239 fatalities have been recorded globally while the tally of recoveries worldwide is currently 12,909,733.
The development was confirmed in a statement from the on Friday, August 7, noting that the grant will help Nigeria prevent, detect and respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 with a specific focus on state-level responses. Naija News reports that the amount includes $100 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) and $14.28 million grant from the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility.
So far, the United States leads the COVID-19 chat with 5,199,444 cases, followed by Brazil with a total of 3,035,582 cases, while India appears third with 2,217,245 cases.