Nigeria records 48 new COVID-19 cases, no death



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 48 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total figure to 61,930 amid ongoing looting and vandalism in many states in the wake of the EndSARS Protests.

The NCDC, on its verified website on Saturday, noted that COVID-19 related mortalities stands at 1,129 as no new death was recorded in the last 24 hours.

The public health agency said that 95 treated persons were also discharged from various isolation centres across the country.

The NCDC disclosed that the new infections were recorded in five states and the Federal Capital Territory, with Lagos having 18, FCT 13,  Kaduna six, Rivers and Ogun five each and Ondo one.

It added that 61,930 cases were confirmed with 57,285 cases discharged and 1,129 deaths recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory as at Saturday.

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