COVID-19: NCDC registers 58 new infections, zero death



The Nigeria Centre for Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria recorded 58 additional of COVID-19 infections and zero death on Saturday.

 The NCDC made the disclosure in daily COVID-19 report on Sunday  morning.

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the 58 additional reported on Saturday indicate an from the 41 reported the previous day.

The public agency noted that the zero fatalities recorded, the death toll from the virus still stands at 2,975.

It also revealed that the total infection from the pandemic currently stands at 213,982 while a total of 207,184 Nigerians had been discharged across the country.

The NCDC added that the 58 new were reported from nine of the Federation and the FCT – Imo (27), Lagos (9), Rivers (9), Katsina (3), Bayelsa (2), FCT (2), Kano (2), Niger (2), Bauchi (1) and Plateau (1).

Sokoto state registered zero case on Saturday.

The NCDC noted that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.

According to it, the country currently has 3,823 active cases, while a total of 3,479,682 blood samples have been tested since the pandemic began across the country. (NAN)