COVID 19: Nigeria records zero death in 14 consecutive days

NCDC Ihekweazu

Nigeria did not record any death from in the last 14 consecutive days, maintaining the death toll of 2,117.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said this through its verified website on Saturday morning.

It, however, said infection rate was rising, reporting 13 additional cases as of June 18, 2021.

According to it, the new cases are from Delta, with nine cases, while Gombe and , two cases each.

The agency noted that five people were after successful treatment at isolation centres across the country.

It added that 163,540 patients were from hospitals and isolation centres across 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory since the beginning of the pandemic.

health agency said that the country had successfully tested 2,231,409 samples.

It noted that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 2 had continued to coordinate national response .

According to the centre, the additional new cases of coronavirus cases bring all- cases in the country to 167,155.(NAN)