Breaking: NCDC Announces 248 New Coronavirus Cases, 15 New Deaths


Nigeria has confirmed 248 new coronavirus cases and 15 new deaths on Sunday night.

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its official Twitter handle.

The centre stated that;

It would be recalled that as at Saturday night, Nigeria recorded 4151 coronavirus cases, 751 discharged and 128 deaths.

With the newly recorded infections, there are now 4399 total cases, 778 discharged and 143 fatalities across the country.

In addition, in a tweet posted earlier today, NCDC revealed that 25,951 samples have been tested nationwide.

Meanwhile, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 3 new laboratories have been added to the molecular laboratory network for coronavirus.

The centre, in a tweet posted earlier today, said two of the labs are in Port Harcourt and 1 in Benin.

There are now a total of 23 molecular laboratories for coronavirus in Nigeria.

In another tweet, NCDC appealed to Nigerians not to discriminate against government officials who are tracing contacts of confirmed coronavirus cases.

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