56 new COVID-19 cases reported across three states, FCT, no death


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says Nigeria has registered 56 additional COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of infections recorded in the country to 167,859.

The health agency also disclosed that as of July 4, 2021, Nigeria’s active COVID-19 cases stood at 1,356.

The NCDC disclosed this on its website on Sunday.

The public health agency stated that the 56 new infections were registered from Lagos – 47, the FCT – 6, Ogun – 2, and Gombe – 1.

“Monday’s report includes nine states with no reported cases: – Sokoto, Rivers, Imo, Nasarawa, Plateau, Kaduna, Oyo, Ekiti and Kano,” it stated.

It added that four more patients recovered after treatment and were discharged from isolation centers across the country.

The NCDC noted that 164,382 cases have been successfully treated in the country, while zero deaths were registered as of July 4, 2021, leaving Nigeria’s total number of deaths at 2,121.

The NCDC said that the country had successfully tested 2.3 million samples out of over 200 million Nigerians.

It added that a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre activated at Level 2, continues to coordinate the national response activities. 

(NAN)



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