NCDC records 35 deaths, 376 new COVID-19 infections
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in data released on Sunday reported 35 deaths and 376 new COVID-19 infections.
The public health agency disclosed that the 376 new cases were reported from 14 states.
Lagos (215), Rivers (82), Ondo (16), Imo (14), Plateau (12), Kaduna (10), Kwara (9), Ekiti (4), Bauchi (3), Delta (3), Kano (3), Sokoto (3), Nasarawa (1), and Oyo (1).
The 376 fresh cases reported on Saturday indicate an increase from the 167 cases in the country, reported on Friday.
Till date, 2,091,73 cases have been confirmed, 1,970,84 cases have been discharged and 2,804 deaths have been recorded in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The NCDC noted that Nigeria’s active cases now stood at 9,265, with more than 3,142,971 samples of the virus from roughly 200 million Nigerians, having been tested.
The NCDC, however, advised that “Patients and caregivers should adhere strictly to the home based isolation criteria and other infection prevention and control measures.”
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