NCDC records 18 new COVID-19 infections

NCDC records 18 new COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday announced 18 new coronavirus infections in four  states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

According to the Agency, the new 18 cases in the country escalated COVID-19 total infections to 165,199. It added that Lagos State led with eight new cases, followed by the FCT with six cases, Edo; two cases, while Rivers and Ogun had one case each.

The NCDC noted that the country active cases were at 7,757 in 24 hours, It also  said that  10 people were successfully treated and had recovered from the virus and discharged from various isolation centres across the country

It added that, to date, 165,199 cases had been confirmed, 155,371 cases discharged and 2,063 deaths recorded in 36 states of the federation and the FCT.

The agency stated that a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, had continued to coordinate national response activities.

The centre added that "our discharges today include two community recoveries in FCT, managed in line with standard guidelines."


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