COVID-19: Nigeria records 156 new cases, one death

Nigeria on Tuesday reported one COVID-19 death and 156 new infections in 11 states.

The death toll from the disease in Nigeria has reduced recently with only two fatalities recorded in about two weeks.

With one new death on Tuesday, the fatality toll rose to 2,063 in total.

This is according to an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night.

The country has also had a steady run of low COVID-19 cases in the past two months.

According to the NCDC, the 156 new cases were reported from 11 states: Lagos-50, Enugu-43, Adamawa-40, FCT-8, Ogun-5, Akwa Ibom-3, Plateau-3, Jigawa-1, Kaduna-1, Oyo-1 and Rivers-1

With the new cases, Nigeria has recorded a total of 164,912 infections as of April 27.

A breakdown of the data shows that 434 persons were discharged on Tuesday after testing negative for the COVID-19 virus following treatment. This brings the total number of discharged persons to 155,012.

There are still 9,900 active COVID-19 infections in the country as of the time of reporting.

-Premium Times

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