Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases now 62, 964, as NCDC records 111 new infections

Nigeria confirms 404 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 42,208

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 111 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total now infections now 62,964.

The NCDC made this known via its verified Website on Sunday.

The centre also reported two deaths, bringing the total to 1,146 recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

The agency said Lagos reported 49 new infections, 30 in the FCT, 11 in Rivers and 10 in Plateau.

Others are Ogun-four, Kaduna and Oyo-three each Osun-one.

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The agency said out of the 62,964 confirmed cases, 58,790 have been discharged.

The agency also said that since  the beginning of the pandemic in February, more than 627,600 samples had been tested by the centre.

The NCDC said that it has activated a multi-sectoral national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), at Level III to coordinate the national response activities.

”It is crucial to limit the risk of COVID-19 infection across all ages. Take responsibility to protect children as school resumes.

“Encourage your children to wear a mask. Wash their hands frequently Cough/ sneeze into you elbow and  report when feeling sick,” it advised.

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