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COVID-19: NCDC announces 97 new cases, As recoveries hits 149,882

NCDC announces 97 new COVID-19 cases as recoveries hit 149,882

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 97 news cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria.

NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.

It also said that it managed 1,015 community recoveries in FCT and 10 community recoveries in Akwa Ibom State in line with its guidelines.

The agency said that the data from the FCT were recorded over the last two days.

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It said that 1,156 people were successfully treated and discharged from different isolation centres across the country in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC said that the 97 new cases brought the total number of infections in the country to 162,275.

It stated that the new infections were registered from 14 states and the FCT with Lagos state recording 50 cases, Kaduna 12, FCT 10 and Bayelsa 8.

Other states were: Imo 3, Kwara 3, Bauchi 2, Osun 2, as well as Akwa Ibom, Edo, Kano, Ogun, Oyo, Plateau, and Zamfara with one case each.

The agency said that there were 11,421 active cases in the country in the last 24 hours.

It, however, reported additional five COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the death toll to 2,036.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country’s daily new cases continued to follow a downward trajectory from an all-time high of 2,314 of new positive cases on Jan. 22, to 86 cases as of March 21.

NAN recalls that the country have tested 1,727, 467 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was announced on Feb. 27, 2020.

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