COVID-19: NCDC announces 149,882 recoveries as at March 25

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that   of COVID-19 recoveries from 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stood at 149,882 as it announced 97 new cases. 

NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.

It also said that it managed 1,015 community recoveries in FCT and 10 community recoveries in Akwa Ibom State in line with its guidelines.

agency said that data  from FCT recorded over the last two days.

It said that 1,156 people successfully treated and discharged from different isolation across the country in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC said that the 97 new cases brought the total of infections in the country to 162,275.

It stated that the new infections registered from 14 states and the FCT with Lagos state recording 50 cases, Kaduna 12, FCT 10 and Bayelsa 8. 

Other states were:  Imo 3, Kwara 3, Bauchi 2,  Osun 2, as well as Akwa Ibom, Edo, Kano, Ogun, Oyo, Plateau, and Zamfara with one case each.

The agency said that there were 11,421 active cases in the country in the last 24 hours.

It, however,  reported additional five COVID-19 deaths, bringing the death toll to 2,036.

The News Agency of Nigeria () reports that the country’ daily new cases continued to follow a downward trajectory from an all-time high of 2,314 of new positive cases on Jan. 22, to 86 cases as of March 21.

recalls that the country tested  1,727, 467  people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on Feb. 27, 2020.()