COVID-19: NCDC announces 58 new infections as at April 6



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The Nigeria Centre  for Disease Control (NAN) has announced 58 new cases COVID-19, bringing the total number the country to 163,388.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.

The News Agency Nigeria (NAN) that  the country’ daily new cases continue to follow a downward trajectory, from an all-time high 2,314 on Jan. 22 the country’ daily new positive cases down to 48, as at March 29.

“On  April 6, 58 new confirmed cases were recorded Nigeria.

“Till date, 16,3388 cases have been confirmed, 153,630 cases have been discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded 36 states and the Capital Territory,” it said.

The agency added that the 58 new cases were reported from 10 states and the FCT, Lagos (32), Kaduna (5) Enugu (4), (4), Edo (3), FCT (3) Osun (3), Abia , Bauchi,  Gombe  and Rivers, one each.

The NCDC disclosed that there were currently 7,700 active cases across the country.

The Nigeria’ health agency said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, had continued to coordinate the national response activities in the country.

The agency stated that the country have tested  1,803,177 the first confirmed case of COVID-19 announced on Feb. 27, 2020.(NAN)