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    Thursday, May 20, 2021

    Nigeria Records 49 New COVID-19 Cases

    Nigeria’s control over the COVID-19 pandemic is improving due to current public health measures.

    Meanwhile, Nigeria Thursday reported another 49 cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths linked to the illness in the past 24 hours.

    The newly recorded infections raised the country’s tally of confirmed COVID-19  cases to 165,901 and the death toll from the virus reached 2,067.

    Another 4 infections were marked resolved, bringing the active caseload throughout Nigeria to 7,376.

    The additional recoveries reported today pushed the official number of recoveries and  discharges to 156,459.

    The new  cases were reported across 6 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

    Of the new cases confirmed today, 21 are in Lagos, 16 are in Rivers and 5 are in FCT. 

    Kano, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi and Ekiti reported 3, 2, 1 and 1 respectively.

    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC in its COVID-19 daily update via its official Twitter handle stated that today's report includes 0 case from Plateau, Nasarawa, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Ondo, Kaduna, and Sokoto States.

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