COVID-19: NCDC records 16 deaths
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 464 fresh cases of COVID-19 in 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The health agency made the announcement yesterday night via a tweet on its verified Twitter handle.
The centre confirmed 16 deaths in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of fatalities to 1939 while the total number of confirmed cases in the country so far is 156,963.
NCDC revealed the recovery and discharge of 418 patients from Lagos, Imo and Akwa-Ibom States as total recoveries so far stands at 135,831.
The tweet reads: “464 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Today’s report includes:
“229 community recoveries in Lagos State, 144 in Imo State and 45 in Akwa Ibom State
“3 previously confirmed cases in Nasarawa State omitted from the cumulative report”.