NCDC records 39 new infections, zero death



NCDC Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), recorded 39 new COVID-19 infections and zero death in the past 24 hours in the .

It said the figure pushed nationwide number of COVID-19 to 165,340 and  death toll to 2,065.

The NCDC disclosed this on official Twitter handle on Friday.

It said that 30 and were discharged on Friday, which the ’s total recoveries to 155,454.

The health said that the newly-recorded COVID-19 were reported across seven states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

“Lagos topped the list with 23 infections, followed by FCT’ 4, Kano 4,  Zamfara 4,  Akwa Ibom 1, Gombe 1, Nasarawa 1 and Plateau 1,” it said.

NCDC said that since the pandemic broke out in the in February 2020, the nation had carried out 1,939,165 tests across the 36 states and the FCT.

It stated that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations (EOC), activated at Level 3, had continued to the national response activities. (NAN)