COVID-19: Nigeria records 50 new cases, 1 death

NCDC Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control(NCDC), additional 50 new COVID-19 cases, as July 5 and death its daily infection chart.

The NCDC said, its website Tuesday morning, that the country’s active COVID-19 cases were still over 1,0, and that the additional positive samples the virus were recorded four states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It added that the four states and the FCT that contributed to Monday’s infection tally, Lagos the highest figure 31 new cases.

Yobe State 11 while the FCT recorded 4 and Rivers State registered case.

The agency noted that the new infections, which dropped from the 56 cases recorded a day earlier, increased the country’s tally to 167,909.

The agency said COVID-19 related death was recorded on Monday, the total fatality toll at 2,122.

It, however, noted that the country had tested a total over 2.3 million samples from its roughly 200 million population.

According to the NCDC, a total 164,400 people recovered after treatment.

It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continued to coordinate the national response activities. (NAN)