NCDC RECORDS NEW INFECTIONS OF COVID-19
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced 300 new infections of the Coronavirus in the country.
The NCDC said after some weeks of recording low number of cases in the country, the 300 new cases brings the total number of infections in Nigeria to 64,090.
The Health agency also the discharge of 26 patients from isolation centres across the country.
The NCDC said that the country’s epicentre, Lagos State, reported 255 new COVID-19 cases, its highest number of single-day infections since August 22.
According to the NCDC, 26 COVID-19 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours with 59,910 as the total number of successfully treated cases in the country.
The public health agency said that no new COVID-19 deaths were recorded during the period as the national death toll remains 1,154 for the fourth consecutive day.
The NCDC said that it had activated a multi-sectorial national Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), at level 111, to coordinator the national response activities in the country.