106 New Infections Recorded As Total Hits 162,997 – NCDC

106 New Infections Recorded As Total Hits 162,997 – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 106 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 162,997.

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the country’s daily new cases continue to follow a downward trajectory, from an all-time high of 2,314 on Jan. 22, the country’s daily new positive cases came down to 48, as at March 29.

The agency stated that the country have tested 1,767,694 people since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on Feb. 27, 2020.

The Nigeria’s public health institute reported one additional coronavirus related death in the last 24 hours, which brought the death toll now to 2,058.
“Today’s death is from a backlog of data from Rivers,” it noted.

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