COVID-19: NCDC announces 18 new cases, no death
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 18 fresh cases of COVID-19 bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 165,199.
The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter account.
According to NCDC, the new cases were recorded in 4 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while 15,371 people have been discharged so far.
The new cases were reported in – Lagos (8), FCT (6), Edo (2), Rivers (1), Ogun (1)
Till date, 2,063 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. It also stated that no death was recorded in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,939,165 samples have been tested so far.
The tweet reads: 18 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
Our discharges today includes 2 community recoveries in FCT managed in line with guidelines.
A breakdown of cases by state can be found via http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng