COVID-19: NCDC Reports 29 New Infections, 1 Death
NCDC disclosed this on its website on Saturday, saying the 29 additional coronavirus infections and one additional COVID-19 related death were reported in seven states.
Lagos (16), Rivers (3), Kaduna (3), Kwara (2), Delta (2), Ondo (2), and Ogun (1).
States with zero cases reported (9), FCT, Plateau, Nasarawa, Anambra, Gombe, Imo, Ekiti, Oyo, and Sokoto.
The public health agency said that till date, a total of 163,937 cases had been discharged and 2,119 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to NCDC, the nation’s active cases is put at 1,374.
The public health agency said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC) activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
The agency said that the country had tested a total of 2,266,591 samples from the country’s population of about 200 million.