Nigeria records lowest daily infection figure in five months


In continuation of a steady run of low Covid-19 infection figures, Nigeria on Monday recorded its lowest daily infection figure in five months with 48 new cases.

The new figure is the lowest reported since October 22, 2020 when 37 new cases were recorded.

Monday’s tally brings the total number of infections in the country to 162,641.

According to an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, the new cases were reported across 13 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Lagos recorded the highest number of infections with 13 cases, followed by Kaduna and Kwara with 7 cases each.

Others are: Kano-6 Kwara-5 Ondo-4 Akwa Ibom-3 Osun-3

Only one death was recorded from the disease in the last 24-hour cycle, raising the fatality toll to 2,049 in total.

The nation currently has 10,126 active cases of the infection.


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