The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has disclosed that the country recorded 65 new cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the country’s infection toll to 164,488.
This is just as the agency revealed that the country’s epicentre, Lagos, accounted for 41 of the reported new infections.
The NCDC also revealed that 35 patients have so far been discharged after recovering from the virus, taking the total to 154,441,
According to a statement released on the official website of the health agency in the early hours of Thursday, a total of 1,870,915 samples have been tested nationwide.
“On the 21st of April 2021, 65 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria,” the NCDC statement said.
“Till date, 164,488 cases have been confirmed, 154,441 cases have been discharged and 2061 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” the statement added.
The NCDC revealed that the 65 new cases were recorded in 11 states including “Lagos-41, Kaduna-6, Kano-3, Rivers-3, Plateau-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Imo-2, Oyo-2, Edo-1, Bauchi-1, and Osun-1.”
A multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities.
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