COVID-19: NCDC records 175 new cases




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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country recorded 175 new
cases of COVID-19 across the country the last 24 hours.

It made this known on its official website on Wednesday morning, adding that the fatality figure remained at 2,756.

It noted that the 175 new cases was a decrease from the 284 cases reported on Tuesday.

It, however, added that the new figure increased the country’s infection toll 208,153, while 195,936 people were treated and discharged across the country.

It stated that “till date, 208,153 cases have been confirmed, 195,936 cases have been discharged and 2,756 deaths recorded 36 of the federation and the FCT.”

The 175 new cases were reported from 10 of the federation and the FCT, namely: FCT (73), Lagos (34), Rivers (15), Gombe (13), Kano (10), Plateau (8), Katsina (6), Bauchi (5), Delta (5), Benue (4), and Nasarawa (2).

The said 3,043,321 million samples were tested, noting that a multi-sectorial emergency operation centre (EOC), activated at Level 2, continued coordinate national response activities.

(NAN)