Nigeria Records 1 More COVID-19 Death, 225 New Cases

The NCDC stated that it had conducted about 558,313 tests since the first confirmed case was announced in the country.

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 63,508 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com
The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria has risen to 63,508 / Photo credit: Vanguardngr.com

Nigeria recorded one death and 225 COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed on its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

The public health agency added that 63 treated patients recovered from the infection and were discharged accordingly.

It said that the new infection were reported from 11 states with Lagos having 165, FCT 17, Rivers 13, Ogun 12, Niger (8), Delta (4), Ondo (2), Anambra (1), Edo (1), Ekiti (1), and Kaduna (1).

The NCDC stated that it had conducted about 558,313 tests since the first confirmed case was announced in the country.

“Till date, 60,655 cases have been confirmed, 52,006 cases have been discharged and 1,116 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

It said that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, have continued to coordinate the national response activities across the country.

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