NCDC records 8 new COVID-19 infections, 6 recoveries



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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control(NCDC),says it recorded eight new in two states;Akwa Ibom- four and Rivers- four as of June 12.

The NCDC in an update posted on its on Sunday morning, said that the infection figure raised the country’s total infection tally 167,059.

The News of Nigeria(), reports that no Nigerian has died from the disease in the past one week.

The public health said in the report that six states; Kaduna, , Nasarawa, Oyo, Sokoto and the FCT had zero case of the disease.
It said that Lagos state the epicenter of the pandemic in the country, after reporting 12 cases in on Friday, did not register any case on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the state with over 20 million people were the affected in the country with a total of nearly 60, 000 cases and more than 300 fatalities, since the beginning of the pandemic in the country.

The said no death from the infectious virus on Saturday as the total death toll in the country remained 2,117.

According the NCDC update, six patients were discharged after on Saturday rasing the total recoveries across the country 163, 436.

The NCDC stated that the country had tested 2,113,061 samples out of the country’s roughly 200 million population.

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

The public agency said that Nigeria, had over a thousands active cases across the country.()