Nigeria records second lowest COVID-19 figure since June

Nigeria records second lowest COVID-19 figure since June

  • 290 new cases, 5 deaths

Nigeria on Monday recorded 290 new cases of COVID-19, the second lowest daily figure since June 8.

Five deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, pushing the total number of deaths to 950.

Monday’s figure is slightly higher than the 288 daily cases recorded exactly one week ago.

Nigeria has continued to record cases below 500 for the past two weeks, a sign that the country’s epidemiological curve is heading downwards.

The latest figure brings the total number of infections in the country to 46,867, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC in its daily update of the infection on its Twitter handle @NCDCgov said out of a total 46,867 infected persons so far, more than 33,000 have recovered and have been discharged after treatment in the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The 290 new cases were reported from 16 states- Lagos (82), Plateau (82), Oyo (19), FCT (18), Edo (16), Kaduna (15), Enugu (9), Ogun (9), Kano (8), Kwara (8), Cross River (5), Ondo (5), Rivers (5), Ekiti (4), Imo (3) and Borno (2).

Lagos is the hardest-hit state with about a third of Nigeria’s cases (over 15, 000) recorded in the country’s commercial capital.

The second most affected place in Nigeria is Abuja, the capital city, with more than 4,000 cases.

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