Nigeria records 67 new COVID-19 infections, no fatalities



NCDC Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 67 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the to 164,147 with 154,4  recoveries.

The NCDC also disclosed on its official Twitter handle on Friday that there were now 7,734 active cases in the .

It added that death toll stands 2,061 as no fatalities were reported 19 new people were discharged various centre in the past 24 hours.

The Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the number of new infections reported is lower than the 80 logged on Thursday.

The NCDC said that the new cases were reported across eight states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“Lagos-26, -11, Akwa Ibom-eight, Rivers-eight, Ogun-five, Kano-three, Osun- three, FCT-two and Plateau-one,” it said.

The Public health institute said that  the have also tested 1,838,174, people since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on Feb. 27, 2020.

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