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COVID-19: NCDC Records More Deaths, 356 New Infections

Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Surpass 1,000 (See Breakdown)
Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, address the media (file image courtesy: NCDC)

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 356 new COVID-19 infections in the country.

NCDC made this known in a post via its verified website on Monday night.

The public health agency said that the country sadly recorded six additional deaths, while 180 patients were discharged from isolation centers across Nigeria, after recovering from the infection.

NCDC said that the new infections were reported from 14 states and the FCT, with the breakdown showing Abuja leading with 79 infections, while Lagos occupied the second spot with 59, Kaduna, Katsina and Nasarawa had 56, 37 and 30 respectively.

Other states include Kano-25, Edo-18, Gombe-14, Kebbi-12, Akwa Ibom-7, Rivers-7, Sokoto-7, Abia-3, Ogun-1 and Cross River -1.

The agency said that the multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, continued to coordinate the national response activities.

NCDC noted that till date, 78,790 cases had been confirmed, 68,483 cases had been discharged, and 1,227 deaths recorded across the country. (Daily Post)

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