Nigeria records 48 new COVID-19 cases, no death

NCDC Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced  48 new cases of Coronavirus () the country.

The NCDC, on verified wedsite on Saturday, noted that mortalities stands at 1,129 as new death recorded the last 24 hours.

The public health agency said that 95 treated were also from various isolation centres across the country.






The NCDC disclosed that the new infections were recorded five states and the Federal Capital Territory, with Lagos having 18, FCT 13,  Kaduna six, Rivers and Ogun five each and Ondo one.

It added that 61,930 cases were confirmed with 57,285 cases and 1,129 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory as at Saturday.






Meanwhile, NCDC warned Nigerians against complacency in containing the spread of the disease as the has yet to be defeated even with the low recorded cases recently.

“People are longer seen wearing mask. People now attend with a few too many guests. People are getting tired of wearing masks and keeping physical distance or washing hands.






“We can’t get to zero risk of , but we can minimize our risk and ensure we’re not jeopardizing our health or the health of others,” it advised. ()