COVID-19: NCDC records 101 new infections

NCDC Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC) recorded 101 new cases -19 on , bringing the total number infections in the country 162,489.

The health agency disclosed this on its official Twitter handle Sunday morning.

It said that two -19-related deaths were recorded  within the period, bringing the number lives lost the disease 2,041.

The NCDC disclosed that the new cases were reported across 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory, with Lagos recording 32 cases while Abia had 16.

Ebonyi had 14, FCT 10, Bayelsa and Rivers, six each, while Bauchi had five.

Further details revealed that Jigawa had four, Oyo and Akwa Ibom, three each, while Osun had two.

The agency stated that 219 cases were successfully treated and discharged from various isolation on the reviewed date, while a total of 150,205 people had recovered from the pandemic.

It added that the nation currently 10,363 active cases of the ailment. 

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the country continued witness a decline in the disease from the all-time high of 2,314 recorded on Jan. 22, 2021.

On March 21, 2021 the populous African nation recorded only 86 cases, its lowest daily figure since the case of the pandemic was recorded in Lagos on February 27, 2020.

The statement said that a total of 1,727,467 people have been tested for the disease that had killed millions worldwide.(NAN)