COVID 19: NCDC records 36 new infection, zero deaths on Sunday


Thirty-Six new cases of COVID 19 infection has been added to Nigeria’s caseload.

According to data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the new infections were recorded across four states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Lagos State, the epicentre of the disease came first on the log with 23 infections.

FCT and Osun State followed on the log with five and four cases respectively, while Nasarawa State recorded a single case.

NCDC added that the report includes seven states: Ekiti, Kaduna, Ondo, Ogun, Oyo, Plateau and Sokoto States with no cases reported on Sunday.

The new confirmed cases have increased the country’s infection toll to 253,727.

With no fatalities recorded, the country’s death toll still stands at 3,139.

The centre added that Nigeria has successfully treated and discharged 230,045 people nationwide, including community discharges since the disease outbreak in 2020.


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